Bezeh, 21, is the half-sister of the seven orphans of Or Yehuda, whose father murdered their mother and committed suicide about two weeks ago.
As soon as she set foot on Israeli soil, Bezeh was surrounded by journalists and world media crews, eager to document her reunion with her siblings.
Bezeh had been waiting in a refugee camp in Gondar, Ethiopia for eight years to immigrate to Israel. Her husband Abay Negato is not Jewish, and the couple have a 3-year-old daughter.
The tragic death of her parents spurred the Israeli authorities to expedite procedures and enable Bezeh to immigrate to Israel.
Since the murder and suicide of their parents, the seven Bezeh children have been in the care of their aunt Molo. A 39-year-old widow, Molo lives in Or Yehuda and has four children.
Masgenau, 18, the eldest of the siblings, said he is confused.
"My little sister is crying all the time, calling 'mommy, daddy.' I'm not sleeping and cannot concentrate, all I can think of is how and why this disaster happened. We don't want to be separated. That would be another disaster and we would not recover," he said.
When Bezeh, Negato and little daughter emerged from the plane after a four-hour flight, Masgenau ran to them and they embraced for a long time. Dressed in black from head to toe, Bezeh hugged and kissed her siblings, who were waiting for her at Ben-Gurion Airport.
"I would like to meet my parents, if only for a moment. I miss them terribly. I cannot believe that I no longer have parents," she said tearfully. "Father loved mother very much, they were a wonderful couple. I cannot understand what possessed him that cursed day. It hurts me terribly and I still haven't taken it in that I have no parents and that my daughter will never see her grandparents," she said.
From the airport the family headed for an apartment that had been prepared for Bezeh and her husband in Mevasseret Zion. There they met officials of the Jewish Agency, social affairs and absorption authorities.
In the next few days the authorities will examine ways of dealing with the Bezeh orphans and assess whether Abtam is capable of raising her younger siblings.
"I know we'll never be a substitute for their parents, but we'll try to give them everything we can, so that they don't grow up alone. Ever since we heard of this disaster, a week ago, we've been weeping and are broken up about it. We cried the whole way from Gondar to Addis Ababa and from there to Israel. We're all out of tears," Negato said.
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