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  • 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...

  • VIDEO: A visit with the Jews of Ethiopia

    January 23, 2008 | 10:20 pm

    A group from the Jewish Federation of Nashville went to visit Jews in Ethiopia who were awaiting aliyah.  This is their story

  • Spectator - A ‘Return’ With Echoes

    By Robert D. Jaffee

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Sonia Levitin's musical, "The Return," based on her novel of that name, revolves around Operation Moses, the mid-1980s airlift that brought most of Ethiopia's Falasha Jews to Israel. But in many ways, this tale of escape echoes the Holocaust in its descriptions of prejudice and...

  • Tracks of an Ethiopian Exodus

    By Uriel Heilman

    March 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Until the late 1970s, very few Ethiopian Jews had ever wandered beyond the borders of their country and made it to Israel.

    But in 1979, an insurgency in northern Ethiopia opened an exit route to Sudan, and thousands of Ethiopian Jews -- who called themselves Beta Israel but were...

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