Ethiopian Jewry

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Since Israel was established, Jews have returned to their homeland from all corners of the earth. One of the most prolific stories of return is that of Ethiopian Jewry, a group of Jews that had been entirely separated from the rest of the Jewish people for over 2000 years. Join Chloé to learn about the fascinating history of the Ethiopian Jews, their immigration and integration into the modern State of Israel. Through the story of Ethiopian Jewry, we learn about the diversity within the state of Israel, the successes and challenges of integrating different groups of immigrants, and how to make a more equal and inclusive society for all. Watch this video and use the prompts below to learn more.

This lesson is part of a series called Israel Phenomenology with 5 other videos.

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Area of Work

  • FE - Family Engagement
  • DS&Y - Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • CL - Congregational Learning
  • AS&B - After School and Beyond
  • T - Teens

Resource Type

  • Lesson
  • Video

Resource Category

  • Innovation and Change
  • Israel Education

Resource Topic

  • Contemporary Israel
  • Jewish Peoplehood

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