Israeli of Ethiopian origin one of 2 Rhodes scholars bound for Oxford

Sue Surkes, The Times of Israel, 12/17/2020

Eden Amare Yitbarek, 23, studied at Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya as part of special program sponsoring youngsters from the community with leadership potential for BA degrees.

My Grandpa Was Killed for Being a Jew in Ethiopia – Now I Fight for Black Lives in Israel

Ashager Araro, Jewish Journal, 06/25/2020

Being Black and Jewish, I was always very aware of anti-Semitism and racism.

Meet the First Ethiopian-Born Minister in Israel

Yossi Aloni, Israel Today, 05/19/2020

That 3-year-old girl who came to Israel barefoot, without a mother, and after a very long trek, has finally made it.

Israel to Compensate Ethiopian Rabbis for Decades of Discriminatory Funding

Or Kashti, Haaretz, 05/17/2020

Spiritual leaders of the Jewish Ethiopian community were denied equal funding by local religious councils, and have been fighting in court since 1992.

120 hours in Ethiopia: From Jewish miracle workers to Shabbat in Gondar

Carmel Madadshahi, Jerusalem Post, 03/12/2020

I looked to the people around me who I had just met moments ago and saw the threads of life’s tapestry binding us together. It was a connection to my religion that I had never experienced.

By foot from Ethiopia via Sudan, Vered is inspired by parents’ sacrifice

Kobe Lieberman, Israel and Stuff, 05/23/2019

Incredible story of sacrifice and the inspiration of a child, Vered Achihon, now 39, who walked to Israel with her parents from Ethiopia via Sudan, on a perilous journey spanning months.

The Ethiopian Israeli Artist Whose 'Black Art' Gives Power to the People

Vered Lee, Haaretz, 05/10/2019

Nirit Takele says she has always painted about the disadvantaged Ethiopian community; it’s not some stream of ‘black art’ shown for the trendy in New York or London

The Ethiopian Exodus

Alan Rosenbaum, The Jerusalem Post, 04/18/2019

Geula Hadray’s story is reminiscent of the Jews’ exodus from Egypt. 

The Revolutionary History of Ethiopia’s Jews

David Ratner, Haaretz, 10/29/2018

A new study reveals that Beta Israel were active in the Marxist-inspired armed struggle to overthrow the regime


As an infant, she was airlifted to safety. Today she’s bringing Ethiopian culture alive in Tel Aviv.

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

This opportunity was really a turning point, providing a springboard where I could use my voice to represent my community and fill a gap in the knowledge of Jewish people globally — many of whom remain unaware of Israel’s Ethiopian Jewry,

Ethiopian Jewish religious leader visits US

Shai Afsai, The Jerusalem Post, 04/14/2014