07.03.2011 01.Adar ll, 5771
Daniel Remer’s documentary ‘Leah’ recounts one immigrant’s success story.
The State of Israel is, to say the least, a rainbow of cultures.
For more than 60 years, Jews from the cities, ghettos and villages of Europe to the Middle East, America and Africa have been immigrating to the new state in search of freedom, security and fulfillment.
And despite the great variety of people that fit into the framework of Judaism, many were surprised when, starting in the 1980s, Ethiopian Jews began immigrating to Israel. Though the presence of Ethiopian communities in Israel is well known, few have had the opportunity to hear a firsthand account of the bravery and perseverance that brought that population to this land….