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Christian group funding incoming flights of Ethiopian immigrants to Israel
February 4, 2019
The Israeli government unanimously approved a process in 2015 to allow those deemed eligible to reunite with their families in Israel under humanitarian conditions.
Protest in Tel Aviv against police brutality blocks traffic, ends in 11 arrests
January 31, 2019
As many as 1,000 protesters, mainly Ethiopian Israelis, blocked the Ayalon Highway and streamed into Rabin Square in Tel Aviv to protest police brutality, causing massive traffic delays and backups in the area.
Lt. ‘Yod’ first Israeli Air Force pilot of Ethiopian heritage
December 19, 2018
As soon as he participates in his class’s graduation ceremony, he will begin his service as a navigator for IAF fighter jets.
Ethiopian Israelis celebrate the annual Sigd holiday
November 8, 2018
Jewish Ethiopians celebrated the holiday of Sigd in Israel, with schools engaging students in programs to teach about its customs and origins.
October 22, 2018
The camp of hope in Ethiopia
We in the Jewish community and in Israel try so hard to encourage Jews worldwide to come to Israel. Why not these Jews?
Ethiopian Bible contest participant’s family given permission to make aliyah
August 24, 2018
After the public expressed outrage over the government’s ultimatum to Sintayehu Shafrao, he was granted Israeli citizenship.
Barkan winery outcry highlights plight of Ethiopian Israelis and last Jews in Ethiopia
July 3, 2018
The government is holding back their aliyah because of financial and political reasons, says Aaron (A.Y.) Katsof, director of the Heart of Israel.
Ethiopian workers to return to Barkan wineries following public outcry over status
June 27, 2018
An exposé by Israel’s Kan news station revealing Barkan’s ban on Ethiopian employees handling the wines sparked national outrage over the implication that Ethiopian Jews were not Jewish and raised condemnation of the company for discriminatory practices.