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Rescue the Ethiopian Jews!

Graenum Berger

Rescue the Ethiopian Jews!

A Memoir, 1955-1995

by Graenum Berger

  • 309 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by J.W. Bleeker Hampton Pub. Co. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa - East - Ethiopia,
  • Berger, Graenum,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8523500M
    ISBN 100963564110
    ISBN 109780963564115


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Out of 5 stars The Exodus of the Ethiopian Jews by Ruth Gruber. Reviewed in the United States on June 8, Verified Purchase. Interesting reading that has given me a better of the Ethiopian Jews and the role they played in the Bible and in the effects they had on people of color in the Bible/5(7).

The book sheds light on American involvement in the latter stages of the operation, when the White House facilitated an airlift of Ethiopian Jews and the CIA station in Khartoum sheltered the last Mossad operatives, on the run from Libyan secret service agents, and spirited them out of Sudan in special boxes labeled Diplomatic Mail/5(18).

Israel's Rescue of Ethiopian Jews A DAY after Rescue the Ethiopian Jews! book airlift of 14, Ethiopian Jews from Addis Ababa, an official of Israel's El Al airlift speculated on the fate of European Jewry if a strong. This remarkable book tells the history of the rescue and homecoming of the Jews of Ethiopia.

In Ethiopia they were known as "Falasha" which means Landless, an Exile or a Wanderer. They called themselves Beta Israel (House of Israel) and in the s the community decided to /5(7).

Operation Solomon: The Daring Rescue Of the Ethiopian Jews By Stephen Spector Oxford University Press, pages, $ ——-French Premier Georges Clemenceau once Author: Amir Shaviv.

This book gave a facinating account of Israel's covert rescue mission, Operation Moses. It follows different groups of young and old Ethiopian Jews making the dangerous trip to the Sudan and their subsequent flight to Israel within the context of the political dealings and corruption in Ethiopia/5.

Rescue the Ethiopian Jews! book "Operation Solomon" was one of the most remarkable rescue efforts in modern history, in which more t Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in little more than a day.

In this riveting volume, Stephen Spector offers the definitive account of this incredible story, based on over interviews and exclusive access to confidential /5. The Read Sea Diving Resort tells the incredible story of a top-secret Mossad operation to rescue Ethiopian refugees Credit: Netflix.

In reality, the diving and windsurfing ‘instructors. That's where this book starts, and it continues by describing the rescue of Ethiopian Jews, o of whom now live in Israel.

The most exciting part is about the airlift of o Ethiopian Jews to Israel in May, (Operation Solomon).Cited by: 8. [Spector's] book is the most judicious and accurate record of Operation Solomon we are likely to get." --American Jewish History "A meticulous, well-written account of the events leading up to and including the Israeli airlift of 14, Ethiopian Jews.

The book has the ring of authority, and reads like a /5(23). Operation Brothers became the precursor to new daring rescues of Ethiopian Jews. For example, onas the Ethiopian government collapsed in the face of a rebel takeover, 34 El Al passenger planes rescued o Ethiopian Jews in the span of 24 hours.

Bush met with Weaver and the CIA station chief in Khartoum to discuss means for carrying out the president's order to rescue the Ethiopian Jews remaining in Sudan. To avoid the possibility of disclosure, Reagan wanted the operation carried out within three to four days.

Operation Solomon: The Daring Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews It took the government of Israel nearly three decades to take significant steps to bring the Jews of Ethiopia to Israel, but when it did finally make a commitment to do so in the late s, it carried out daring and dramatic operations.

Ethiopian Jews started fleeing civil war and famine, and many went to nearby Sudan. Ab walked from the remote Gondar region, suffering hunger, thirst, and. For nearly three thousand years, the black Jews of Ethiopia–known as the Falashas–maintained their faith and their identity in the face of drought, famine, and tribal war.

They were indeed the lost tribe, tracing their ancestry to King Solomon and the queen of Sheba. Then in Maythese Ethiopian Jews staged a miraculous Rating: % positive. "Operation Solomon" was one of the most remarkable rescue efforts in modern history, in which more t Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in little more than a day.

In this riveting volume, Stephen Spector offers the definitive account of this incredible story, based on over interviews and exclusive access to confidential /5(6). Now the daredevil operation by Israel's secret service to rescue more than 8, Ethiopian Jews from Sudanese refugee camps in the early s has become “The Red Sea Diving Resort,” a fast.

Lenhoff recently published his compelling, but overly modest memoir, Black Jews, Jews and Other Heroes: How Grassroots Activism Led to the. On May 24thover the Shavuot festival, 14, Ethiopian Jews were rescued by Israel. Operation Solomon (Hebrew: מִבְצָע שלמה, Mivtza Shlomo) was a covert Israeli military.

Israel First TV Programme - Martin Blackham talks with former Mossad agent Gad Shimron about Israel's clandestine rescue of Ethiopian Jews. In the s and s, a combination of push factors in Ethiopia led to a big exodus of refugees from the Beta Israel community, as depicted in The Author: Suyin Haynes.

From toIsrael conducted a series of dramatic rescues, bringing thousands of Ethiopian Jews to the state of Israel. Codenamed Operation Sheba, this effort involved various covert means, including large-scale airlifts and exchanges for arms, to save these Jews from intolerable conditions in Ethiopia and the Sudan.

But as dramatic and uplifting as this effort was, there are still. The visitors' book was a catalogue of glowing comments. to smuggle out thousands of beleaguered Ethiopian Jews stranded in refugee camps in Sudan and evacuate them to Israel.

Sudan was an. Rescue: The Exodus of the Ethiopian Jews Ruth Gruber, Author Atheneum Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book. Get this from a library. Rescue: the exodus of the Ethiopian Jews. [Ruth Gruber] -- Rescue is the moving account of the lives, struggles and persecutions of the isolated black Jews of Ethiopa--and of their valiant journey across the country to their long-awaited rescue and.

Icon Books will publish “the little-known story” of Mossad’s top secret operation to smuggle Ethiopian Jews to Israel from behind enemy lines, Red Sea Spies, by BBC journalist Raffi : Heloise Wood.

The saga of Ethiopian Jewry has always involved heroism and tragedy — and so it is today. Some of us remember the dramatic rescue efforts. "Operation Solomon" was one of the most remarkable rescue efforts in modern history, in which more t Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in little more than a day.

In this riveting volume, Stephen Spector offers the definitive account of this incredible story, based on over interviews and exclusive access to confidential documents. Saving the Lost Tribe: The Rescue and Redemption of the Ethiopian Jews by Asher Naim and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The plight of the Ethiopian Jews grabbed the attention of the world in when the revelation of a secret rescue mission dominated the headllines.

Ruth Gruber now gives us a rare behind-the-headines account of this historic event with all the intrigue and suspense of a first-class thriller. Rescue is the moving and vividly told story of a. A late ethnogenesis of the Beta Israel between the 14th to 16th centuries, from a sect of Ethiopian Christians who took on Biblical Old Testament practices, and came to identify as Jews.

Steven Kaplan supports this hypothesis, and lists with him G. Abbink, Kay Ethiopia: 4, O black Ethiopian Jews were airlifted from Addis Ababa to Israel within a day and a half in It is an outstanding event in Jewish history, an outstanding achievement for Israel and its helpers among the Jews of the world.

This book tells the story in exciting detail/5(7). "Operation Solomon describes vividly and meticulously the rescue of 14, Ethiopian Jews from the throes of civil war and misery in Addis Ababa. Fantastic by any standard, Operation Solomon is a shining beacon in the dramatic saga of Jewish ingathering, perhaps the most authentic realization of : Oxford University Press.

Get this from a library. Operation Solomon: the daring rescue of the Ethiopian Jews. [Stephen Spector] -- ""Operation Solomon" was one of the most remarkable rescue efforts in modern history, in which more t Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in little more than a day.

Now, in this volume. The story of Operation Solomon—how Israel evacuated more t Jews in less than thirty-six hours—is the subject of Spector's fascinating and well-documented history.

Following the first large-scale rescue inIsrael learned that the Ethiopian Jewish population was far larger than previously : Mitchell G. Bard. Operation Solomon: the daring rescue of the Ethiopian Jews Item Preview the daring rescue of the Ethiopian Jews by Spector, Stephen, Publication date Topics Jews, Operation Solomon, Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by lotu.t on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   What should have been the daring story of how thousands of beleaguered Ethiopian Jews were rescued and brought to Israel is an overcooked caper.

Operation Solomon: The Daring Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews. By Stephen Spector. New York: Oxford University Press, xv + PP. Stephen Spector has produced a meticulous, well-written account of the events leading up to and including the Israeli airlift of 14, Ethiopian Jews (also called Beta Israel) to Israel on May  Thousands of Ethiopian Jews had fled the Eritrean conflict to neighboring Sudan, only to be stranded in teeming camps.

Shimron, then a young. The Covert Rescue Mission. The Israeli government realized the plight of their Ethiopian brethren and authorized Operation Brothers, the first secret mission designed to bring Ethiopian Jewish refugees to Israel.

It would have to be top secret, for Sudan and Israel were longtime enemies. For over 30 years, Operation Brothers remained virtually. During those six weeks, some 6, Ethiopian Jews are flown from Sudan to Israel.

Attempts are made to keep the rescue effort secret, but public disclosure forces an abrupt end. In the end, an estimated 2, Jews die en route to Sudan or in Sudanese refugee camps. — Secret CIA-sonsored airlift brings Jews from Sudan to Israel.His book contains descriptions of these stoic, uncomplaining men, women and children who crowded into trucks, hid in wadis and climbed into small boats or planes with no idea where they were headed, but with utter trust in their rescuers.

A group of Ethiopian Jews at. Stephen Spector has produced a meticulous, well-written account of the events leading up to and including the Israeli airlift of 14, Ethiopian Jews (also called Beta Israel) to Israel on May 24–25, Spector spent eight years researching and writing the book.