State to commemorate Ethiopian Jews who died on way to Israel, but no compensation for relatives

28.11.2011                      02.Kislev. 5772

Äthiopische Flüchtlinge:

State to commemorate Ethiopian Jews who died on way to Israel, but no compensation for relatives

Cabinet sets a procedure to draw up the list of names that belong on a monument that has stood empty for four years on Mount Herzl.

Ethiopian Jews won a four-year battle Sunday to commemorate the members of their community who died in Sudan during the long and dangerous journey to Israel.
But the relatives of the dead will not receive government compensation as did relatives of Soviet Prisoners of Zion….