Israel to mark 20th anniversary of airlift of Ethiopian Jews

02.10.2011                      05.Cheschwan. 5772

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Israel to mark 20th anniversary of airlift of Ethiopian Jews

Ceremony to highlight the achievements of the Ethiopian community over the past 20 years.

A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of Operation Solomon, in which over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in 36 hours, will take place tonight with the participation of Ethiopian community leaders, President Shimon Peres, Absorption Minister Sofa Landver and other government officials.
The ceremony will highlight the achievements of the Ethiopian community over the past 20 years….