Does it matter that he isn’t Jewish?
Most Ethiopian Jews have left their homeland for Israel. But those in New York continue to practice their religious traditions.
The first Ethiopian-born Jew to become Miss Israel on racism, paying it forward, and Israel’s power to unite different groups of people
Rabbi Yosef Hadane was controversially denied an extension of his tenure by Israel’s Religious Services Ministry. Now, facing pressure, the organization is seeking to extend his contract.
Monday’s demonstrations in the city center grew heated as police reportedly arrested 19 protestors
‘This must not happen in Israel,’ prime minister tells Knesset
New panels on Black Judaism offered at annual scholarly conference
Remembering Rabbi Hailu Moshe Paris, spiritual leader of black Jewry
The Ministry of Justice launches campaign to combat bigotry
As final flights of Falash Mura leave for Israel, a community of Hebrew-speakers finds it is neither Jewish nor Ethiopian enough
Two final flights with 400 passengers will leave for Israel later this summer
Dinner with Ethiopian-born Yityish Aynaw on president’s Israel itinerary
Over a month too late, an explosive story loses its bite
A new pop singer and a new Miss Israel hit the mainstream
Israeli television claims Ethiopian women were forced to take contraceptive shots
Theodore Ross grew up pretending he wasn’t Jewish. His book Am I a Jew? traces his re-engagement with Judaism.
On the late prime minister’s watch, over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in a day and a half
A new film, 400 Miles to Freedom, follows Ethiopian immigrants who long to move to the Jewish state but find unexpected barriers upon arriving there
The young artist-provocateur Kehinde Wiley’s dignified portraits of men in Israel are the focus of a major new show at the Jewish Museum
Plus an Israeli horror flick, the biggest Seder ever, and more
Late last year Israel accepted what’s set to be the final wave of Ethiopian immigrants. But the country is still struggling to integrate the 120,000 who’ve arrived over the past three decades.
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