Ethiopian Jew

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Earlier this year, the Israeli government announced it plans airlift 500 family members of Ethiopian-Jewish soldiers to Israel, as part of the Interior Ministry's vow to "complete" the aliyah of Ethiopian Jewry back to Israel.
The North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry (NACOEJ) Email: nacoeiOnacoet.
This monograph contributes a new angle to the racialized debate about the fortunes of Ethiopian Jewry in an increasingly intolerant Israeli society.
Individual Ethiopian Jews began to trickle into Israel from the 1950s onward, although it was not until the mass airlifts of the 1980s and early 1990s (organized by the Jewish Agency in order to rescue Ethiopian Jewry from civil war in the Horn of Africa) that their existence became known to the Jewish world at large.
There is a very strong feeling that a danger to a Jewish community should never be ignored again," said Barbara Ribakove Gordon, director general of the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry, the main group advocating Falash Mura immigration.
and Israeli governments, the Jewish Agency, and the American Association for Ethiopian Jewry.
In the aftermath of this ruling, the Law of Return was applied to this community and official actions to bring Ethiopian Jewry to Israel began (ibid.
It's a shared experience," says Caroline Sheffey, director of communications for the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry (NACOEJ).
Yes, those very lunches I thought they did not stop to eat meant not only soup and sandwiches at the local diner but broad-ranging conversations -- recent topics included Latin American syncretic relig ions, Falun Gong, and Ethiopian Jewry, as well as The Catcher in the Rye, The Man Who Died, and A Canticle for Leibowitz.
I met him in 2009, through a lecture I gave about Ethiopian Jewry at a black synagogue in Chicago.
16, 2003 determined that =93the offspring o= f Ethiopian Jewry from their maternal side who wish to return to Judaism ma= y enter Israel according to the [Law of Return] in order to formally return= to Judaism and be reunited with the Jewish people.
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