Bring Home the Remaining Jews in Ethiopia

Meet some of the last remaining Jews in Ethiopia who are yearning to come home to Israel.

The last remaining 8000 Jews of Ethiopia are longing to finally return home to Israel. Even though they have been there for over 20 centuries, their faith has grown deeper and their longing to return home has only gotten stronger.

They pray the same prayers the Jews pray around the world, they keep Shabbat, observe family purity laws, and eat only kosher.

And they live in unbearable poverty. One family will live in a mud room with no running water, bathroom, or power. The average salary is about $3 for a full day’s work, and they are far away from any conventional medicine.

At the same time, they walk around with big smiles on their face, happy and satisfied. And you will hear one mantra over and over: “This year in Jerusalem, Beezrat Hashem"

Israel has already made a decision to bring them all back to Israel, but it is been on hold for a couple of years now because of bureaucracy and budget issues.

Comments (3)

(3) Anonymous, August 18, 2021 3:12 AM

From December 2020 to MArch 2021 2,000 Jews went up to Israel from Ethiopia

(2) Anonymous, August 16, 2021 3:18 AM

2000 Jews go up to Israel

From December 2020 to March 11, 2021 2,000 Jews from Ethiopia went up to Israel {The Times of Israel March 11, 2021}

(1) Anonymous, May 27, 2021 5:22 PM

I enjoy reading your stories and commentators

I hope you can discontinue your ads for facebook, mail and Rabbinical chats they are very disturbing, by the way, many friends agree, try to keep your audiences--PLEASE


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