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#Onthisday #otdimjh 5 January 1985 End of Operation Moses transporting 30,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel

Operation Moses (Hebrew: מִבְצָע מֹשֶׁה, Mivtza Moshe) refers to the covert evacuation of Ethiopian Jews (known as the “Beta Israel” community or “Falashas”) from Sudan during a famine in 1984. Originally called Gur Aryeh Yehuda, “Cub of the Lion of … Continue reading

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