MLK Jr.’s Son to Honor Activism for Ethiopian-Jewish Immigrants to Israel

May 6, 2016

< 1 min read

Martin Luther King III, the son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., will visit Israel this Sunday to honor activists who have worked on behalf of Ethiopian-Jewish immigrants to Israel.

King III and the Jewish Agency for Israel Chairman Natan Sharansky will hold a special ceremony in Jerusalem recognizing Israeli singer Idan Raichel, former Member of Knesset Pnina Tamano-Shata, and journalist Anat Saragusti for their activism for the Ethiopian-Israeli community.

The honorees will receive the 2016 Unsung Hero Award from the Drum Major Institute, a civil rights organization established in 1961 by King Jr.’s advisor Harry Wachtel and revived in 1999 by King III, New York attorney William Wachtel, and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Atlanta mayor Andrew Young.

Share this article

Donate today to support Israel’s needy

$10

$25

$50

$100

$250

CUSTOM AMOUNT

Defualt Donation Form

$
Personal Info

Credit Card Info
This is a secure SSL encrypted payment.

Donation Total: $100.00

Subscribe

Prophecy from the Bible is revealing itself as we speak. Israel365 News is the only media outlet reporting on it.

Sign up to our free daily newsletter today to get all the most important stories directly to your inbox. See how the latest updates in Jerusalem and the world are connected to the prophecies we read in the Bible. .