Robyn Spector |
Special To The Jewish Week
On Aug. 28, the Jewish Agency for Israel will sponsor the final mass immigration flight of Ethiopians Jews to Israel. The operation will end a multi-decade initiative that has brought more than 100,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel.
When a three-judge German appeals court ruled recently about the ownership of unclaimed Jewish property in East Germany, it might have opened the door for Holocaust survivors and their heirs to claim their property now held by the Claims Conference.
Betty Ehrenberg, executive director of the World Jewish Congress - United States and North America, has been elected chair of IJCIC, the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultation, which is widely recognized as the representative Jewish group for dealing with other world religious bodies.