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  • Antonio’s ‘touch,’ Fairfax grads, Beta Israel

    July 10, 2008 | 12:33 am


    The Jewish Journal cover of June 27-July 3 is excellent from top to bottom. The contrast between darkness and the light of the Kotel; the mayor touching the wall and your lead-in title, "Touched"; the technique to put the paper's masthead on the picture, yet the part of...

  • Beta Israel in Ethiopia face uncertain future on aliyah

    July 3, 2008 | 11:30 am

    At the center of the controversy raging about the possible end of Ethiopian immigration stand 8,700 relatively helpless Ethiopian Jews who want to come to Israel and an establishment led astray by its interior minister's misguided policy.

    Despite the fact that Prime Minister Ehud...

  • Most Ethiopians in Israel Find Life Hard

    By Dina Kraft

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Down a dark, smokey stairwell and in a Tel Aviv basement disco of swirling colored lights, the music grows louder -- a thumping beat with lilting Amharic lyrics piped through speakers and echoing onto a packed dance floor of young Ethiopian Israelis.

    In the jostling crowd that is...

  • Youth Charts Future for Ethiopian Jews

    By Julie G Fax

    September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    For most of the last hour in this bomb shelter-cum-multipurpose youth room in Ashdod, Israel, Avivit Sabat has been sitting quietly, her long arms and legs folded protectively across her body. Her hair, pulled tight in a low bun, highlights her delicately defined 17-year-old beauty.