As an infant, she was airlifted to safety. Today she’s bringing Ethiopian culture alive in Tel Aviv.
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,
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.
Marley recruited friends including Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette, Ben Harper, and more for a joyous new LP.
Being Black and Jewish, I was always very aware of anti-Semitism and racism.
That 3-year-old girl who came to Israel barefoot, without a mother, and after a very long trek, has finally made it.
Even before the pandemic, the condition of people here was not good, we don’t have real houses and most of the community does not have a job, so you can only imagine what our present condition is.
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.
In Israel, the holiday officially began on Nov. 26 and continues through Nov. 27.
Catch an Argentinian-Jewish cowboy, a murderer, tattooed Jews and more in ‘Jew,’ by John Offenbach, the center of a new exhibit at London’s Jewish Museum through April.