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By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 7th, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica An Ethiopian lady and her untimely infant have been stranded at Dubai Hospital’s maternity unit since June 19 because of unpaid charges, a source who wished not to be named told reporters. The Ethiopian lady, distinguished as Shewalem Shamil Mohammad, gave birth...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 30th, 2013
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By Allison Kaplan Sommer,haaretz The more the story about Ethiopian women who were given birth control shots was repeated, the more warped and distorted it became. The story of the dramatic drop in the birthrates of the Ethiopian Israeli community over the past decade and why it happened was a story ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 9th, 2013
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By: Benjamin Rutland Hundreds of Ethiopian Olim (Immigrants), who are living in The Jewish Agency for Israel absorption centers in Safed, experienced snow for the first time ever on January 9th. The children pictured headed outside to play in the snow and feel the natural marvel with their own hands ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 8th, 2012
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Women say that while waiting in transit camps in Ethiopia they were coaxed into agreeing to injections of long-acting birth control drugs. Women who immigrated from Ethiopia eight years ago say they were told they would not be allowed into Israel unless they agreed to be injected with the long-acting...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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By Ben Sales · IBIM, Israel (JTA) – The explosion occurred close enough to Stesyahu Alema to shake his apartment, where he sat with his wife and two of his five children. But he didn’t flinch. None of them did. “There are a lot of people with me, so I don’t need to worry,” Alema [...]
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 28th, 2012
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Rabbi Jerome Epstein After arrival in Israel, Ethiopian Jews are optimistic, but need further help It was still dark and chilly at 5:45 AM in Gondar, Ethiopia when we drove onto the Jewish Agency grounds. We were there to meet over 50 Ethiopian Jews who had been chosen from almost 2,000 to finally re...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 6th, 2012
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By MELANIE LIDMAN Jewish Agency cancels all non-emergency programs and summer camp; “No one wants to be here,” says demonstrator organizer. Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants demonstrated at the absorption center in Mevaseret Zion on Sunday against a raise in their rent and general frustration wi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2012
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A man stabbed his wife to death late Monday night and hanged himself while two of the couple’s three children were locked in a room in their Rishon Letzion apartment. The couple, Lawaka Amara, 37, and his wife, Yeshi Amara, 32, had immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia five years ago. They were fo...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 14th, 2010
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The cabinet is expected to approve plans today to bring another 7,846 members of the Ethiopian Falashmura community to Israel over the next four years. Activists who support the rights of the Falashmura to immigrate to Israel have promised to end all lobbying activities on their behalf if the proposa...