21.05.2012 29.Ijar. 5772 Jom Kippur Katan; Tag 44 des Omer
For first time in 20 years, Israeli prime minister attends Ethiopian memorial ceremony.
For the first time in 20 years, a prime minister of Israel formally recognized Sunday the suffering and loss experienced by thousands of Ethiopian Jews who arrived in Israel during the 1980s and 1990s.
At a memorial ceremony on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told more than a thousand members of the Ethiopian community – all of who lost loved ones on their journey to Israel – that the history of Ethiopian Jewry is inseparable from the overall history of the Jewish people….