Ethiopian-Israelis visit Savannah

(Source: Savannah Jewish Federation)
(Source: Savannah Jewish Federation)

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Three Ethiopian-Israelis will be speaking at the Jewish Educational Alliance as part of a free lecture.

The lecture takes place 7:30 p.m. March 8. They were born in Ethiopia or the Sudan as they were escaping their birth country to make their way to Israel as a part of Operation Moses, which is a special Israeli rescue operation, according to the JEA.

They will be sharing their unique perspective on Israel's multi-cultural society, technology, foods, military service, politics, race, immigration and their hopes and dreams for the future.

The Ethiopian-Israelis are participants of Israel at Heart, a not-profit organization which is focused on the well being of Israel.

The Ethiopian-Israelis will also meet with university students at Savannah State and Georgia Southern Universities.

After the lecture, they will be available for a panel discussion where attendees can ask the questions and learn more. This program is free and open to the public. Israel at Heart is being brought to Savannah in cooperation with the Savannah Jewish Federation.

For more information and directions go to call Benjamin Bloom 912.355.8111 or email him,

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