Jewish Agency for Israel

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 30th, 2012
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By Michal Shmulovich,timesofisrael JENDA, Ethiopia — In a secluded village in northern Ethiopia, near the foot of the Blue Nile, Zahava Aregito Zagaya, 16, and a group of other Israeli-Ethiopian teens were walking through expansive green and yellow pastures of grass and teff, the sour grain used to m...
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 Article
Nov 21st, 2012
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By Judy Maltz, haaretz New immigrants from Ethiopia get a severe reality check mere days after their arrival in Israel as bombs fall around their absorption center. Despite the shock, they’re adapting quickly and looking to pitch in. Roostu Bayene arrived in Israel with his family last Thursday...
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 Eritrea
Oct 31st, 2012
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A charter flight of some 240 Ethiopian Jews that landed in Israel was described by the Israeli government as the launch of the final stage of mass immigration from Ethiopia Members of the Israel and Overseas Committee of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto were at Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday to greet ...
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...