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Born in Ethiopia, S.F. student is now an Israeli citizen and a Jew

Maya Mirsky, J., 12/06/2018

Bezawit Abebe's story may not be typical, but it is one that touches many aspects of what it means to be a Jew in the modern global world.

From Small Town Ethiopia to Big City Law Student

Bezawit Abebe, Jewish&, 10/23/2018

How parents' courage inspired a life of service for one Ethiopian Jew

That Time a Jewish Hero Came to Dinner

Avrum Rosensweig, Canadian Jewish News, 08/24/2017

I wanted my son to meet a Jewish hero, so I invited one for dinner. His name is Joseph Enyew. He is an Ethiopian Jew. In 1984, just finishing his teen years, Joseph rescued more than 1,500 Jewish souls.

Like bits of colored glass, we’re all unique and beautiful

Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c, 07/04/2017

Classroom program fosters acceptance between Ethiopian and native Israelis, Arabs and Jews, religious and secular, special-ed and general-ed students.

Modern-Day Moses: The Heroes Who Saved Ethiopian Jews

Team Be'chol Lashon, Jewish&, 04/24/2017

The heroes who endured torture and risked their lives to save Ethiopian Jews.

African-Born Rabbi and Activist Dies

Team Be'chol Lashon, Jewish&, 11/03/2014

Be’chol Lashon mourns the passing of Rabbi Hailu Paris, a native of Ethiopia who lived most of his life in the United States but never lost his connection to his native land.

Our Jewish African Roots

Isaiah Rothstein, Jewish&, 04/24/2014

A Remarkable Journey from Ethiopia to Israel to Petaluma, CA

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 01/07/2014

Israeli Maor Sanbata came to the United States this past summer to be a counselor at Camp Be’chol Lashon. Born in Ethiopia, his personal experience opens a new perspective on what it means to be Jewish.

Becoming a Jewish Ethiopian American Family

Rabbi Tziona Szajman, Jewish&, 12/31/2013