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Jose Eriel Muniz Gomez
Sep 9, 2018, 1:29 AM
MYTH: Israel was created by displacing Palestinians
In 1947, the British--like they did in many of their colonies-- lowered their flag from the British Mandate of Palestine, closed their military bases and went home. This tendency of theirs explains why today they enjoy the "privilege" of...
Sep 8, 2018, 11:41 AM
A plea to PM Netanyahu on Rosh Hashana Eve
The eve of Rosh Hashana. 5779. Another Rosh Hashana has come, where a seat will be left empty for a mother or father or sister or brother or daughter or son, whom the Israeli government has left behind in Ethiopia....
Aug 23, 2018, 7:49 PM
Fighting stereotypes with storyboards
An inspiring graphic project will allow Israeli children to discover the neglected legends of Ethiopian Jewry
Gideon D. Sylvester
Aug 2, 2018, 11:16 AM
Gang wars, Ethiopians and British Jewry
There is chilling news from Britain's inner cities. The recent revelation of a 22% rise in knife crime has focused attention on disaffected youth who are joining gangs and wreaking havoc in their neighbourhoods. Poverty and drug addiction, the...
Aug 1, 2018, 6:59 PM
The Barkan Winery Controversy and Building Halachic Consensus on Personal Status in Israel
Last month, Israel’s Barkan Winery reassigned its Ethiopian-Jewish employees so that they would not come into direct contact with the wines, based on the concern expressed by the Badatz Edah Charedit kashrut supervision that Ethiopian olim are not halachically...
Micah Feit Mann
Jul 19, 2018, 3:58 AM
Wine-ing: about Racism?
On the 10th, of November, 1975, the United Nations "determined that Zionism is a form of racism and racial discrimination". The resolution was revoked in 1991 due primarily to the efforts of US Ambassador to the United Nations Daniel...
Michal Avera Samuel
Jul 17, 2018, 2:56 PM
I experienced the loss of the Temple myself
We Ethiopian Jews simply had no idea that God's holy site on earth was gone -- and we are bereft
Jul 11, 2018, 12:54 AM
On Tisha B’Av we are all refugees
This year as we approach Tisha B’Av, we face some of the worst refugee crises in the histories of the United States and Israel, crises entirely created by governments bent on treating residents like strangers and strangers like criminals. Yet...
Jul 2, 2018, 11:15 AM
Ethiopians and Wine: Not so Fast, Rabbi Cardozo
Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo's Scandalous halachic decisions: Ethiopians and wine pushes many hot buttons. Exuding an overdose of self-confidence and much dismissiveness, this article exhibits an extremely erroneous understanding of Halacha. Rabbi Cardozo argues that the prohibition on stam yaynam -- non-Jewish wine --...
Nathan Lopes Cardozo
Jun 27, 2018, 3:43 PM
The scandal of the Ethiopians and the wine
The Orthodox Judaism I fell in love with at the age of 16 has become distorted beyond recognition