With the economy in crisis in Gondar, aid groups are moving quickly to bolster food supplies to cover 1,500 Jewish households. (photo from SSEJ) The ethnic violence that engulfed Ethiopia’s Tigray region in recent years is now gaining a foothold in
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Last Wednesday, Immigration and Absorption Minister Ofir Sofer announced that the Israeli government was going to review its policies and restrictions when it comes to the fate of the thousands of Beta Israel descendants in Ethiopia currently in danger, due to civil
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Hundreds of Ethiopian-Israelis protested Sunday in Jerusalem, alleging racism as the reason for the government’s poor rescue effort of their brethren trapped in the conflict zone of their home country.
Less than a year after the war in the country’s northern Tigray region ended, Ethiopia’s military is battling an ethnic militia in the neighboring Amhara region in a part of Africa already ravaged by conflict.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s federal government says it lost control of some districts and towns to militia fighters in the country’s Amhara region during the latest conflict emerging in Africa’s second most populous nation. Residents reported heavy gunfire and
Israel is closely following the state of emergency in Ethiopia due to the intensifying conflicts in the Amhara region, Aliyah and Integration Minister Ofir Sofer said.