Ethiopian immigrants

The Ethiopian Aliyah: Mission (Almost) Accomplished


On Aug. 28, Israel will welcome the last official group of Ethiopians immigrating to Israel, a low-key conclusion to a complicated, at times triumphant and at times tragic, aliyah process that is still playing itself out three decades after it began.

Ethiopian Troops Struggle In IDF

“Something happens when Ethiopian recruits enlist and encounter army life. Something goes wrong."

IDF To Tackle Ethiopian Soldiers' Prison Problem

Half of all Ethiopian troops are sentenced to prison during their service due to difficulties adjusting to army life.


 A new IDF unit will work on integrating Ethiopian recruits, who are over-represented in army prisons.

An Ethiopian student at the Israeli naval academy during Sigd celebrations in 2009. Getty Images
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