Number of blood donors from Ethiopian community in Israel doubles after rule change – Israel News

Following a change in Health Ministry policy that now allows Israelis born in Ethiopia to donate blood, the number of donors from the Israeli-Ethiopian community has doubled in a space of a... Read more »

Government delays Aliyah of Ethiopian Jews

Eight thousand Ethiopian Jews residing in Addis Ababa and Gondar, some of whose families have already immigrated to Israel, are still waiting for the government to reach a decision regarding their immigration... Read more »

Ethiopian Jewish Leaders: ‘Falash Mura Awaiting Aliyah Are Christians’ | Jewish News | Israel News

YERUSHALAYIM – Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6:54 am | ה’ תמוז תשע”ח Israelis of Ethiopian descent attend a memorial ceremony commemorating Ethiopian Jews who died during their immigration to Israel, in Yerushalayim. (Reuters/Ronen... Read more »

Activists to demonstrate for Ethiopia’s remaining Jews outside Deri’s home – Israel News

“If I’m Jewish, my brother is too” poster from the Campaign for the Aliya of Ethiopia’s Remaining Jews. (photo credit: Courtesy) The Ethiopian community is returning to the streets to... Read more »

Israel’s Ethiopian community mourns those who died en route to Jerusalem – Israel News

Benjamin Netanyahu at a remembrance ceremony for Ethiopian Jews who lost their lives on their way to Israel in Mt. Herzl, Jerusalem Day 2018. (photo credit: KOBI GIDEON/GPO) In 1984,... Read more »

Jewish community in Ethiopia celebrates 70 years in solidarity with Israel – Israel News

Members of the Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar, northern Ethiopia, September 30, 2016.. (photo credit: REUTERS) Ethiopian Jews celebrated Israel’s independence in Ethiopia in... Read more »

Ethiopian-Israelis decry family separation as discriminatory | News

JERUSALEM — Zemenech Bililin has not seen her sisters in more than a decade, since she immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia with part of her family. Now a 19-year-old infantry soldier in... Read more »

Ethiopian-Israelis decry family separation as discriminatory

Interested in Israel? Add Israel as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Israel news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Zemenech Bililin has not seen her sisters in... Read more »

Ethiopian Jews threaten mass hunger strike over Israel move

In an emotional gathering, representatives for thousands of Ethiopian Jews announced Wednesday they will stage a mass hunger strike if Israel eliminates funding to allow them to join their families in that... Read more »

Ethiopian Rosh Hashanah blends unique customs

Despite relative isolation from their Jewish brethren around the world for millennia, Ethiopian Jews have coveted the same dream of celebrating Rosh Hashanah “next year in Jerusalem.” Though unique, the Jewish New... Read more »