Micha Shagrir Film Collection

Rescue the Jews of Ethiopia

39 Minutes, 1985
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Directed by: Eli Cohen
Production Company:Kastel Communications Ltd.
Photographer: Yehiel Neeman
Languages: Hebrew, Amharic
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Initiated by the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption and the Jewish Agency, and produced by Castel Communications, a trip to Ethiopia to document Operation Moshe for the immigration of Ethiopian Jews. Documenting the life of the Jewish community in Ethiopia stricken by drought, poverty, and wars. The film follows Mati Elias, born in Ethiopia, who came to Israel as a teenager 30 years ago and started a family here in his home in Kibbutz Netzer Sireni. Mati meets with the few remaining relatives in his home village and records their lives.

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הירשמו לרשימת התפוצה שלנו והישארו מעודכנים

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