Ethiopian Jew participating in Bible Quiz gets Israeli citizenship

In a change of fortune, a Jewish teenager from Ethiopia participating in the International Bible Quiz in Israel was granted full Israeli citizenship, a week after he was reportedly... Read more »

IN PICTURES: Large-scale Passover preparations underway in Ethiopia – Diaspora

Ethiopian Jews prepare for Passover. (photo credit: LIOR SPERANDEO) Members of the Jewish community in Ethiopia have begun extensive preparations for the Passover holiday. They plan to bake around... Read more »

Latest aliya wave leaves thousands of Ethiopian Jews behind – Israel News

The last 119 Ethiopian Jews approved to make aliya were set to arrive on Wednesday and Thursday, completing the immigration of the 1,300 persons whom the government had... Read more »

A New Ethiopian Tradition for Hanukkah

Meskerem Gebreyohannes prepares dinner at her restaurant, Taste of Ethiopia, in Southfield, Mich. Credit Brittany Greeson for The New York Times For Meskerem Gebreyohannes, all of the Jewish holidays... Read more »

Ethiopian Jews Hide Passover Observance

A pre-Talmudic Jewish community in Ethiopia times its celebration of Passover with Easter to shield itself from anti-Semitism. “We are discriminated against in school because they believe we are... Read more »

Sarah Aynor: Matriarch Of Ethiopian Youth – The Jewish Press

<!– Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”); –> Printer-Ready Page Layout Sarah AynorPhoto Credit: Prof. Livian Bitton-Jackson I found it an amazing coincidence that Sarah Aynor’s death coincided with the Sigd Festival... Read more »

63 new immigrants from Ethiopia arrive in Israel – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Sixty-three immigrants from Ethiopia made their long-awaited arrival in Israel. The newcomers, the first from the African nation in three years, were surrounded by family members from... Read more »

At Tsion Cafe in Harlem, Food From Ethiopia via Israel – The New … – New York Times

Slide Show Tsion Cafe CreditAn Rong Xu for The New York Times On one side lie eggs scrambled with lox over a drape of injera, the sour, springy Ethiopian... Read more »

At Tsion Cafe in Harlem, Food From Ethiopia via Israel – New York Times

Slide Show Tsion Cafe CreditAn Rong Xu for The New York Times On one side lie eggs scrambled with lox over a drape of injera, the sour, springy Ethiopian... Read more »

Netanyahu Must Honor Pledge to Return 9000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel, Says Israeli MP – Newsweek

The sole Ethiopia-born member of Israel’s parliament has said he was left “disappointed” by Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the Horn of Africa country, after the Israeli prime minister failed... Read more »