Thousands attend memorial for Ethiopian Jews who died on the way to Israel

At a ceremony Sunday memorializing those who perished en route from Ethiopia to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to eradicate racism in Israeli society. “This is an alarming... Read more »

Paying tribute to Ethiopian Jews who didn’t make it

Some 150 people attended a remembrance ceremony for Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem Wednesday. For the fourth year, the... Read more »

Cardinals from Myanmar, Ethiopia among 20 elevated by Pope Francis

Pope Francis embraces newly elevated Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovitvanit of Thailand during a mass to create 20 new cardinals at a ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica on Feb.... Read more »