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Tag: Ethiopian Jews
September 8, 2014 | 3:05 pm
October 29, 2012 | 3:07 am
The prime minister's decision to run alongside Yisrael Beiteinu in the January elections has not been uniformly embraced within both parties, writes Carl Vick for Time.
Likud in fact came into existence as an blending of right-wing parties,...
September 2, 2009 | 8:49 pm
Three private religious schools in Petach Tikvah will admit Ethiopian students. The agreement was reached hours before the start of the school year by the Education Ministry.
On Sunday, the Education Ministry had announced that it would cut off funding to the private religious...
May 29, 2008 | 2:30 pm
March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm
August 3, 2006 | 8:00 pm
I pulled my rubber-duck-yellow poncho over my head and trudged through the dirt of the open sewage and trash in the shantytown, trying to breathe through my mouth. I was in Ethiopia with my mother and a mission from United Jewish Communities (UJC) and I could smell the people's...
January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm
New Anti-Semitism Report
The U.S. State Department praised the work of European governments against anti-Semitism, but said law enforcement must do more to respond to anti-Semitic crimes. The State DepartmentÃ¯Â¿Â½(tm)s report addressing anti-Semitic incidents around the...
November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm
September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm
April 13, 2000 | 8:00 pmThe approaching Passover holiday provided an appropriate backdrop for the Israeli interior minister's mission to Ethiopia, where he reviewed the situation of thousands who seek an exodus to Israel.
Natan Sharansky, Israel's interior minister, said he empathizes with the suffering of...
August 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm
"We boarded a big bird with steel wings. Mother cried and father was silent. He knew that everything was about to change. Goodbye to you Africa; everything erased in one day."
-- from "Memories of Africa," on the CD "Shlomo Gronich and...