An Ethiopian Israeli New Yorker’s determination to celebrate Sigd even in challenging times
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"As a global community, we must remember that compassion and humanity should not be selective. We must insist on Avera's release and ensure that his plight is not forgotten.”
Check out our infographic about Sigd.
If ever there was a time for celebrating the depth and riches of Ethiopian culture, and Ethiopian food in particular, the holiday of Sigd is it.
We want to invite American Jews to join in song with our Ethiopian siblings in the joy of celebrating the everlasting Jewish connection to Jerusalem. Since 2008, Sigd has been recognized as a national holiday in Israel.
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The heroes who endured torture and risked their lives to save Ethiopian Jews.