Jews in Ethiopia

Don’t Abandon 2,500 Would-Be Jews In Ethiopia

07/01/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

We came to Africa to witness the last remnant of the ancient Jewish community of Ethiopia leave for Israel. What began as exquisite joy, seeing the community celebrating Shabbat in song, transformed into complicated and painful anguish. We came to Ethiopia to witness the end of the amazing Ethiopian Jewish aliyah only to confront what some know but few have discussed publicly — that only some of the remaining community will be going to Israel.

Shira Milgrom and David Elcott
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