Holiday Greetings: Happy Sigd from Bnei Yisrael Society #Sigd #ChagSigdSameach

Bnei Yisrael Society would like to wish all who remember and observe a happy Sigd. According to Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) tradition, Sigd commemorates the day that The Almighty first revealed Himself to Moshe. The word "Sigd" is an Amharic word meaning "prostration," bowing down" or "worship," however, the Amharic word is originally derived from the Hebrew word "segida" also meaning "bowing down" or "prostration." On … Continue reading Holiday Greetings: Happy Sigd from Bnei Yisrael Society #Sigd #ChagSigdSameach

WATCH: “Saving the Forgotten Jews” (2015) – BBC News

Shalom, everyone! The following is a documentary produced by the BBC recalling the massive airlift of Ethiopian Jews from refugees camps in Sudan more than 30 years ago. The Israeli government used covert means to evacuate thousands of Ethiopian Jews from a hostile Arab country. The operation was dubbed "Operation Moses." The Ethiopian Jews are an … Continue reading WATCH: “Saving the Forgotten Jews” (2015) – BBC News

WATCH: “The Jewish Kingdom of Kush” – Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) History – Documentary – Ibrahim Omer

Shalom, everyone! The following is a documentary about the ancient Jewish Kingdom of Kush, presented in 2013 by researcher Ibrahim Omer at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in Monterey, California. The research supports the theory that the Ethiopian Jewish (Beta Israel) community are direct descendants of the tribe of Dan, Israelites who once ruled the ancient … Continue reading WATCH: “The Jewish Kingdom of Kush” – Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) History – Documentary – Ibrahim Omer