Ethiopian Jewry was mostly unknown to the rest of world Judaism for over a thousand years until contact was made between them and other Jewish communities in the late 20th century.
Since their mass aliyah to Israel starting in the late ’70s, Ethiopian Jews have been treated with love, but also with racism and discrimination. Some of those Jews have now made their home in the U.S. This Yom Kippur, join Haftam Yizhak-Heathwood and Rabbi Scott Perlo for a honest discussion about Ethiopian Jewish life in Israel and the United States.
This conversation is free and open to all.