Feb

13 2022

The Journey from Ethiopia to Afula-Gilboa

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Zoom

Contact Judy Alperin
jalperin@jewishnewhaven.org

Register in advance. Join the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Southern New England Consortium (SNEC) & Afula-Gilboa Partnership2Gether to explore Jewish community life in Ethiopia, the journey to Israel and life at the absorption center in Beit Alfa.

The session will include a virtual tour of the Jewish community life in Ethiopia and in Israel, guided by representatives from the Ethiopian community and the absorption center in the Afula-Gilboa area. Following the tour the panel, including Jewish Agency professionals, will discuss the process that brought Ethiopian Jewry to Israel and the successes and challenges of absorbing the new immigrants in Israel society.