Gallery: Ethiopians celebrate Sigd festival

25.11.2011                      28.Cheschwan. 5772

Sigd-Fest:

Gallery: Ethiopians celebrate Sigd festival

Thousands gather at Haas Promenade to pray for community's return to J'lem in festival which has been observed for centuries.

Thousands of Ethiopian Israelis gathered on the Haas Promenade in the capital's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood on Thursday to celebrate Sigd, which has been observed for centuries to pray for the community's return to Jerusalem.
Although Sigd has been celebrated for more than 20 years in the capital, this was the fourth year it was recognized as a national holiday….