Rebel forces are waging a year-long civil war in the Tigray region of Ethiopia in close proximity to the Falasha Mura. They currently threaten the capital of Addis Ababa.
It’s one of the most significant historical milestones in the history of the Jewish people and modern Israel.
J Street, in a mid-November email appeal, quoted an unnamed “top EU diplomat” in its tirade against an Israeli government call for bids for new homes in a nearly 30 year-old Jerusalem neighborhood where Ethiopian Jewish and Russian immigrants live.
For centuries, the Jews of Ethiopia lived in such remote isolation that they believed they were the only remaining descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
Like its Biblical archetype, a massive swarm of locusts has engulfed Ethiopia as a harbinger of an Exodus of Jews and a group of Israeli experts step in to help as a graphic reminder of the Biblical connection between Israel and the modern country of Sheba.
Ethiopian Solidarity protests/riots head into their second day
Although the violent protests claim to be championing a grassroots Ethiopian cause, they appear to have been hijacked by outside forces
An amazing act of redemption took place in Ben Gurion airport when hundreds of Ethiopian Jews arrived to make Aliyah.
Around 80 Ethiopian Jews have just arrived in Israel. They are part of the Israeli government’s commitment to bringing more than 1000 Ethiopians to Israel in the coming months.
Overlooking Mount Moriah where the First and Second Temples once stood in Jerusalem, tens of thousands from the Ethiopian-Israeli community gathered today at the Armon Hanatziv promenade for Sigd (meaning to worship and literally to prostrate in Amharic). Sigd is a holiday of the Ethiopian Jewish community which includes prayers, gatherings and a breaking of the fast from the previous evening until the conclusion of the afternoon service.