As Ethiopian Jews celebrate Sigd, we’re still fighting for inclusion in Israel

Shlomit Bukaya, JTA, 11/27/2019

This year, American Thanksgiving and the Ethiopian-Israeli Sigd Festival fall just one day apart.

Sigd: A Unique Ethiopian Jewish Celebration

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 11/06/2019

Challenging ignorance by celebrating diversity at Sigdiyada.

Feeling at Home Among 900 Black Jews at an Ethiopian-Israeli Wedding

Celeste Jackson, Jewish&, 08/27/2019

As I look around the room, for the first time in my life I feel like I belong to the Jewish people.

Music's Power: Ethiopian Rapper Teddy Neguse Challenges Police Brutality Through Rap Music

Amenna Dayo, The African Exponent, 07/12/2019

“Music is the weapon of the future”

"Protest is a marathon, has to go the right way."

Raz Gross, ynet, 05/11/2019

Abi Wassa has been singing with Idan Raichel for 17 years, appeared in front of Obama and his voice can be heard with huge hits.

Teff Matzah: A Passover Experiment

Andrew Esensten, Jewish&, 04/26/2019

A kosher for Passover alternative to injera...that we don't recommend.

18 Things To Know About Ethiopian-Israeli Rapper Eden Derso

Emily Burack, Alma, 04/23/2019

Eden Derso is amazing. Seriously. The 21-year-old Ethiopian-Israeli rapper recently broke through with a profile in American Vogue, and since then, we haven’t been able to stop listening to her music.

The Ethiopian Exodus

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

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

Eden Dersso Is the Changing Face of Tel Aviv’s Hip-Hop Scene

Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 04/02/2019

Over the past year, Dersso has become a sensation in the city’s small but growing rap scene, yet she has spent her whole life preparing for this meteoric rise.

The Ridiculous Would-be Dismissal of the Chief Rabbi of the Israeli-Ethiopian Community

Manishtana, Tablet Magazine, 06/23/2016

Rabbi Yosef Hadane was controversially denied an extension of his tenure by Israel’s Religious Services Ministry. Now, facing pressure, the organization is seeking to extend his contract.

Then and now: Tracking down the Ethiopian Jews who moved to Israel

Ofer Aderet, Haaretz, 05/14/2016

A new exhibition at The Museum of the Jewish People, in Tel Aviv, provides a fascinating insight into how members of the Ethiopian-Jewish community acclimatized to Israel – some more successfully than others – following Operation Moses in the mid-1980s.

'And children shall return to their borders'

JOSEPH FEIT, The Jerusalem Post, 04/17/2016

From an orphan to Miss Israel...

Staff, israel today, 04/04/2016

LGBT Israelis from Ethiopia to visit U.S.

Staff reports, Washington Blade, 03/30/2016

Rare Ethiopian Torah scroll given to National Library

Yori Yalon, Israel Hayom, 03/27/2016

Dramatic rescue of 20,000 Ethiopian Jews retold in BBC film

Staff, Jewish News Online, 12/09/2015

A revealing BBC documentary shows how an elaborate Mossad hoax, a British businessman and a seasoned diplomat came together to rescue 20,000 Ethiopian Jews in what has been described as “one of the greatest humanitarian acts of the 20th century.”