This year, American Thanksgiving and the Ethiopian-Israeli Sigd Festival fall just one day apart.
In Israel, the holiday officially began on Nov. 26 and continues through Nov. 27.
interview with Tamara Ruben
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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.
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.
How parents' courage inspired a life of service for one Ethiopian Jew
Black pride, Israeli receptiveness to African music and an explosion of talent have combined to catapult a new generation of local singers and rappers to center stage.