Jerusalem Day Holds Special Meaning for Ethiopian Jews

Jerusalem Day Holds Special Meaning for Ethiopian Jews

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder and Bezawit Abebe, Jewish&, 05/16/2022

Unpacking the Complex Past and Present of Ethiopian Jews

Sigd: Celebrating Past, Future, & Present

Sigd: Celebrating Past, Future, & Present

Webmast, 10/27/2021

Sigd - An ancient Jewish holiday, has been observed for centuries by the Beta Israel (Jewish Ethiopian) community Fifty days after Yom Kippur, we celebrate the Sigd. Join us to learn more about the holiday with David Mihret, Director of the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry (NACOEJ)-Israel.

An Ethiopian Recipe to Celebrate Sigd

An Ethiopian Recipe to Celebrate Sigd

Bezawit Abebe, Jewish&, 10/27/2021

If ever there was a time for celebrating the depth and riches of Ethiopian culture, and Ethiopian food in particular, the holiday of Sigd is it.

Epstein School Sigd Programming

Epstein School Sigd Programming

Webmast, 10/25/2021

The Epstein School in Atlanta, Georgia is hosting a four-day Sigd celebration, November 1st – 4th, so all its students will have an opportunity to learn and experience the meaning and traditions of Sigd.

Amharic Song for Sigd

Amharic Song for Sigd

Bezawit Abebe, Jewish&, 10/18/2021

We want to invite American Jews to join in song with our Ethiopian siblings in the joy of celebrating the everlasting Jewish connection to Jerusalem. Since 2008, Sigd has been recognized as a national holiday in Israel.

Pumpkin Pie for Sigd: A Holiday Tale

Pumpkin Pie for Sigd: A Holiday Tale

Tzivia Macleod and Denise Damanti (Illustrator), Apples & Honey Press, 08/01/2021

Maddie has just moved to Israel and is excited to celebrate the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd with her new friend Orly. But what about her own favorite fall holiday, Thanksgiving? Will Maddie be able to celebrate it in her new country? She's determined to find out! Illustrated by Denise Damanti.

Israel prepares for Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd under lockdown

Israel prepares for Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd under lockdown

Tobias Siegal, Jerusalem Post, 11/16/2020

Sigd - a unique Ethiopian Jewish holiday marking the deep connection between the Ethiopian Jewish community and Jerusalem - will be celebrated on Monday.

Ethiopian-Israeli Sisters Celebrate Heritage Through Art

Ethiopian-Israeli Sisters Celebrate Heritage Through Art

Andrew Esensten, Jewish&, 11/12/2020

Tigist Yoseph Ron and Hirut Yoseph channel their trauma and creativity into drawings, paintings, photography, fashion design, and other media.

My Father, the Ethiopian-Israeli James Bond

My Father, the Ethiopian-Israeli James Bond

Naomi Ezra, Jewish&, 10/29/2020

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