• The New Envoys - An Ethiopian and a Bedouin Flying the Flag for Israel

    Eginsu Meyer's aliyah journey has taken her from Africa to Israel and now London. Reprinted from The Jewish Chronicle.
    By on 02 Jul 2014 / 4 Tamuz 5774
  • Asanko who lost her three children in Sudan lights a memorial candle at the ceremony

    Jerusalem Day Ceremony and Monument Commemorates Ethiopian Victims

    This Jerusalem Day, the 28th of the Hebrew month of Iyar, at the grave of Zionist visionary Theodor Herzl, the State of Israel held a ceremony commemorating the 2,000 refugees that died on their way
    By נתן רועי on 29 May 2014 / 29 Iyar 5774
  • Security guard at the Kalisher Absorption Center in Beersheva, moments after assisting in an emergency delivery. Mother and child are in good health after the early birth

    Mazal Tov! Security Guard Delivers Ethiopian Olah's Baby

    'We realized we didn’t have much time, and the baby is already on its way out'
    By Jewish Agency on 26 Aug 2013 / 20 Elul 5773
  • New immigrants playing volleyball in the court donated by tourists

    One for the team

    Tourists donate a volleyball court to Beit Alfa-Gilboa Absorption Center
    By נתן רועי on 05 May 2013 / 25 Iyar 5773
  • Ethiopian youth revel at pre-bar a batmitzva - Lag Bomer bonfire ​ TEASER: Theres no comparison between their experiences and mine, said an older Ethiopian counselor  ALT: Its totally different, the madrich said, noting that even the pre-aliyah pr

    Ethiopian youth revel at pre-bar and bat-mitzvah Lag B'Omer bonfire

    "There's no comparison between their experiences and mine," said an older Ethiopian counselor
    By Dave Bender on 28 Apr 2013 / 18 Iyar 5773
  • Recent Ethiopian olim and educator Orly David at the rehearsal for Israels Memorial,Independence Day torch-lighting ceremony at Mt. Herzl in Jerusalem

    New olim sing for peace on Memorial Day

    Four new immigrants celebrate their first Yom Ha'Atzmaut as israeli citizens
    By Margot Saffer on 11 Apr 2013 / 1 Iyar 5773
  • IDF Sgt. Ezra Adana proudly hold his Outstanding Soldier certificate, at the conclusion of an award ceremony held in Maalot-Tarshsha in northern Israel

    Outstanding Adana

    Ethiopian-born lone soldier recognized as an Outstanding Soldier
    By נתן רועי on 11 Apr 2013 / 1 Iyar 5773
  • Asher Seyoum

    Ethiopian oleh closes personal circle as Jewish Agency shaliach

    "As soon as we landed at Ben-Gurion Airport, all of us – all of the olim – threw ourselves on the ground and kissed the earth"
    By נתן רועי on 11 Feb 2013 / 1 Adar II 5773
  • New immigrant Ethiopian father helps son don first pair of tefillin

    New Ethiopian olim construct first tefillin

    In a moving ceremony, new Ethiopian immigrants donned phylacteries for the first time ever -- ones that they made themselves
    By Rafi Trabelsi on 31 Jan 2013 / 20 Shevat 5773