Ethnic groups similar to or like Beta Israel

Currently divided between the modern-day Amhara and Tigray regions of Ethiopia. Wikipedia

  • Ethiopian Jews in Israel

    Ethiopian Jews in Israel are immigrants and descendants of the immigrants from the Beta Israel communities in Ethiopia who now reside in Israel. Also composed of Falash Mura, a community of Beta Israel which had converted to Christianity over the course of past two centuries, but were permitted to immigrate to Israel upon returning to Israelite religion - this time largely to Rabbinic Judaism. Wikipedia

  • Ethiopia

    Landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north, Djibouti and Somaliland to the northeast, Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west and Sudan to the northwest. Wikipedia

  • Tigrayans

    Ethnic group in the Tigray Region in Northern Ethiopia. They speak the Tigrinya language. Wikipedia

  • History of the Jews in Ethiopia

    The history of the Jews in Ethiopia refers to people in Ethiopia who practice Judaism or have Jewish ancestry. This history goes back millennia. Wikipedia

  • Religion in Ethiopia

    Religion in Ethiopia consists of a number of faiths. Christianity totaling at 62.8%, followed by Islam at 33.9%. Wikipedia

  • Ethiopian Empire

    Monarchy that spanned a geographical area in the current states of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Overthrown in a coup d'état by the communist Derg. Wikipedia


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    • Until the 1980s, a substantial population of Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jews) resided in Ethiopia.Ethiopia-Wikipedia
    • The vast majority of these, some 120,000, are Beta Israel, most of whom are recent immigrants who came during the 1980s and 1990s from Ethiopia.Black people-Wikipedia
    • Mussolini claimed that territory from conquered Ethiopia would make an ideal homeland for the Jews, noting that there were large numbers of Falasha already living there who identified as Jews.Italian Fascism-Wikipedia
    • Besides Jews and Arabs from Palestine, in total by mid-1944 the British had assembled a multiethnic force consisting of volunteer European Jewish refugees (from German-occupied countries), Yemenite Jews and Abyssinian Jews.Mandatory Palestine-Wikipedia
    • The traditional Beta Israel community in Israel had little direct contact with other Jewish groups after the destruction of the temple and developed separately for almost two thousand years.Priest-Wikipedia
    • Additionally, Ethiopian Jews, whose branch of practiced Judaism is known as Haymanot, have been included under the oversight of Israel's already broad Sephardic Chief Rabbinate.Sephardi Jews-Wikipedia

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