Many Jewish sources interpret this scene as the revival of the Jewish People and the return to the Land of Israel. Like the dry bones that no-one believed could show signs of life, so too the Ten Tribes of the Jewish People would be revived, and come back to reignite life in Israel. We have seen this prophecy come true in our lifetime. Against all odds, the words of God came true, and the Jewish people have returned home and revived the land of Israel. There is no other land in the world that waited for their people to come back, and we did it after 2000 years, just as God promised, ink on parchment in the Bible.
Motherhood is often described as a “miracle” and a “blessing.” However, for many women living in poverty, suffering in abusive relationships and enduring difficult pregnancies, the gift of life seems more like a burden than a blessing.
After 80,000 members of the remnant Falash Mura community in Ethiopia have settled in Israel, the Netanyahu government has approved the aliyah of only 1,000 of the remaining 8,200 – who remain under very difficult conditions.
The first known Ethiopian Jews to move to Israel with “official” permission since 2017 will shortly arrive in the country. After months of lobbying the government, the mother and siblings of Sintayehu Shaparou, the Ethiopian who competed in Israel’s 2018 Chidon HaTanach (International Bible) contest, are being granted residency status.
8,000 Falash Mura – “remnants of the descendants of the Jewish Beta Israel community” – in Ethiopia, have suffered malnutrition, stunted growth and irreversible brain damage in many babies and toddlers.
The government is holding back their aliyah because of financial and political reasons, says Aaron (A.Y.) Katsof, director of the Heart of Israel.
Israel’s Ethiopian Jews demand that the government follow through on its previous promise to repatriate Ethiopia’s last remaining Jews as they struggle with extreme poverty and hunger
The Ethiopian-Israeli hip-hop duo, ‘Strong Black Coffee’ teaches schoolchildren in Harlem, New York how to sing in Hebrew!
Aaron (A.Y.) Katsof made aliyah from the U.S. to ‘build the heart of Israel.’ Now, he has a second mission: to bring the rest of the Jews in Ethiopia home to Israel.
Ethiopian Jews conveyed their blessings and best wishes on Israel’s 70th anniversary.