The freshly renovated ministry center of the Amud HaEsh, an Ethiopian Jewish congregation in downtown Jerusalem, has a simple and practical, warm and welcoming feel to it.
"God is at work in every part of Israeli society, and the gospel is reaching Ethiopian Jews in all sorts of ways – especially the younger generation."
Last year the couple visited both Ethiopia and Israel to meet the Falash Mura still waiting to come to Israel, and nearly 1,400 new immigrants in Israel that they had sponsored from 2012 to 2013.
The integration of the Ethiopian Jewish community into mainstream Israeli society turned out to be more difficult than expected. The Ethiopian community still struggles in several areas. They have taken their fate silently up until now.
Thousands of Ethiopian Jews took to the streets of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to protest the “racism and humiliation” they experience daily in Israeli society. Messianic leaders in the Ethiopian community spoke to Israel Today about the situation.
Ethiopian-Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv in protest yesterday, and what started out as a peaceful demonstration, later turned into violence and unrest.
Interview with the pastors of two Ethiopian congregations, giving them a platform to share a little about their work and express their gratitude to supporters.