Ethiopian Israelis Urge US to Condemn Government in Addis Ababa

U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. – Nearly 100 Ethiopian Israelis protested in front of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv on Monday, urging America to stop supporting the Ethiopian... Read more »

Ethiopian-Israelis seek US intervention against Ethiopian government

Over 250 Israelis of Ethiopian decent gathered in front of the US embassy on Monday in hopes of urging the US government to stop supporting the Ethiopian government, which they contend is... Read more »

Ethiopian teen flown to Jacksonville for life-changing procedure

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A local Christian humanitarian group has made it possible for an Ethiopian teenager to receive a life-changing procedure in Jacksonville.  Elpis International welcomed 14-year-old Mede when she arrived at Jacksonville International... Read more »

Ethiopian Runner Urges US to Push for Human Rights in His Country

Pop-out player Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lelisa is urging the United States Congress to take action in support of Ethiopians protesting against their government. Lelisa won the silver medal in the marathon at... Read more »

Ethiopian named head of IMF’s African department

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed a new head for its African department. Ethiopian Abebe Aemro Selassie succeeds Liberian Antoinette Sayeh in the role and is expected to begin his work... Read more »

Ethiopian Runner Says Olympic Protest Was Planned

Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lelisa, the silver medalist in last month’s Olympic men’s marathon, said his defiant, finish-line gesture against the Ethiopian government was no spontaneous act. Feyisa grabbed worldwide attention when he... Read more »

Ottawa must speak out on Ethiopian crackdown

Felix Horne, an Ottawa resident, is the senior Ethiopia researcher at Human Rights Watch. In the past 10 months, Ethiopian security forces have killed at least 500 protesters and detained tens of... Read more »

Bar and bat mitzvah project with Ethiopian Jews raises £40000

Jewish youngsters in London have helped their Ethiopian-Israeli peers raise more than £40,000 for their home community back in Haifa, by twinning with 100 Ethiopian bar and bat mitvzah participants. The UJIA... Read more »

Ethiopian Runner Calls on US to Push for Human Rights in His Country

Feyisa Lilesa, the Ethiopian silver medalist in the marathon at last month’s Rio Olympics, was in Washington this week, calling on the U.S. Congress to take action in solidarity with Ethiopians protesting... Read more »

Ethiopian Marathoner Planned His Defiant Gesture

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