Beta Israel

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 27th, 2013
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I have a Jewish blood in me but i hate that even i hate Jews specially Israeli ones(i will write more about that)this article is about what the Israeli intelligence operations organization engaged and executed agendas in Ethiopia. the beginning when Israel formed as a state in 1947 they driven out th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2013
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Steve Lipman Traveling around Ethiopia in late 1991, at the end of the African country’s civil war, was unsafe for anyone. It presented special risks for a woman traveling alone, a foreigner, a white person in the northern hilly region on a mission of mercy. Judie Oron, a Canadian-born resident of Is...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2013
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For South African photojournalist Ilan Ossendryver, photographing the Ethiopian Jewish community, also known as Beta Israel, started out professional but ended up personal. His decades-long body of work is now represented in the exhibit “Beta Israel: Ethiopian Jews and the Promised Land,”...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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  Daniel Estrin Israel is putting its best face forward for President Obama, and what better face to put forward for America’s first black president than Israel’s first black beauty queen? The newly crowned Miss Israel is an Ethiopian Jewish immigrant to Israel. She is joining Obama Thursday for...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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By Abdul Mohamed The coercive eviction of Ethiopia’s Beta Israel community was an act of societal vandalism, whose stated justifications of hunger and religious discrimination are false. The treatment of the Ethiopian Jews in Israel has been at best shabby and at worst—as we now learn—outright crimin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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The Organization for the Memory of Jews who perished in Sudan on their Way to Zion, a group representing Ethiopian Jews who were brought to Israel during 1984’s Operation Moses rescue, has filed a petition with Israel’s High Court of Justice demanding that the state pay compensation to those Jews bec...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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Ethiopian Jews have historically faced racism in Israel, with thousands taking to the streets in January of last year to protest the treatment of Ethiopian immigrants in the country. Now, the country is confronted by a beautiful contradiction of this racism as Yityish Aynaw, an Ethiopian-born Jewish ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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By Emily L. Hauser, Daily Breast Last week Haaretz corrected its reporting of a story I covered in these pages: Ethiopian-Israeli women have been saying for years that they’ve been injected with Depo-Provera (long-acting birth control) by state-mandated health providers without their informed consent...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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AP JERUSALEM – Accusations that Israel deliberately tried to curb birthrates among Ethiopian immigrants have reopened a debate over discrimination against the group — highlighting the state’s uneasy relationship with a community that has yet to fully settle into the Israeli mainstream. Women’s activi...
By IndepthAfrica
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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 ...