From Ethiopia to Israel – A Family Reunited

The Fellowship  |  June 27, 2022

June 2022 Fellowship Freedom Flight from Ethiopia
(Photo: Yossi Zeliger)

Whenever Jewish families arrive in the Holy Land on aliyah (immigration) flights, it is always a time of rejoicing. But a recent Fellowship Freedom Flight from Ethiopia to Israel was especially sweet, reports Ynet News’ Eitan Glickman, as it reunited a father and his sons after 20 years apart:

Twenty years after Yahalem Tadasa made Aliyah from Ethiopia to Israel, he was finally reunited with his children this week.

Abrarao, 30, and Kano, 28, embraced their father and couldn’t stop the tears after they arrived at the airport.

“This is a dream come true. I can’t believe I’m seeing my children after 20 years. A years-long battle for the right to see my children has come to an end,” Tadasa said.

Abrarao and Kano are part of a group of 160 immigrants from Ethiopia that arrived in Israel…