From Falasha to Freedom: An Ethiopian Jew's Journey to Jerusalem

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Gefen Publishing House Ltd, 1996 - History - 112 pages
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From Falasha To Freedom is an autobiographical saga of one of the pioneers of "Operation Moses." Follow his journey, together with his family, from an agricultural village in Ethiopia to Israel. Share in the excitement of his learning Hebrew, graduating with full academic matriculation and joining Israel's elite Paratroopers.
 

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Contents

Childhood in an Ethiopian Village
12
Memher Feredehs Story
19
Grandmother Sets Out
24
Then It Was Our Turn
31
Sudan Full of Fear
53
In the Giant Bird with the Iron Wings
58
Pangs of Absorption
61
My Own Path to Absorption
65
PART TWO
75
As told in their own words by some of the people you have met in my story
76
PART THREE
93
Returning to our Roots in the Villages of our Childhood
94
APPENDICES
105
Persons Appearing in this Story
106
Place and Geographical Terms Appearing in the Story
109
List of Terms in the Tigrean Language
111

Afterword
70
A Poem
72

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Page 6 - Assyria, &c. and from the islands of the sea : and he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah, from the four corners of the earth.
Page 6 - Give them up!' and to the south, 'Do not hold them back.' Bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth— everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.
Page 6 - For I the LORD am your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as a ransom for you, Ethiopia and Saba in exchange for you.
Page 6 - In that day, My Lord will apply His hand again to redeeming the other part/ of His people from Assyria — as also from Egypt, Pathros, Nubia, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, and the coastlands.
Page 5 - Ethiopian immigrants, the Association for the Advancement of the Ethiopian Family and Child in Israel.

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