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March 14, 1991 | Reuters
Ethiopia has abruptly halted an exodus of black Jews to Israel to pressure the Jewish state into supplying military aid to help it fight a worsening civil war, community leaders said Wednesday. "The halt was very sudden, without any warning from the Ethiopian government," said Rahamim Elazar, secretary of Israel's Ethiopian organization. "The Ethiopian government wants Israel to provide it arms due to the increasing war in recent weeks," he said.
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May 28, 1991 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having concluded what officials here called the largest airlift operation since the U.S. evacuation of Saigon, Israeli officials on Monday began debating a second operation to rescue thousands of Ethiopians trapped in Addis Ababa who gave up their Jewish faith and converted to Christianity.
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May 28, 1991 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having concluded what officials here called the largest airlift operation since the U.S. evacuation of Saigon, Israeli officials on Monday began debating a second operation to rescue thousands of Ethiopians trapped in Addis Ababa who gave up their Jewish faith and converted to Christianity.
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March 14, 1991 | Reuters
Ethiopia has abruptly halted an exodus of black Jews to Israel to pressure the Jewish state into supplying military aid to help it fight a worsening civil war, community leaders said Wednesday. "The halt was very sudden, without any warning from the Ethiopian government," said Rahamim Elazar, secretary of Israel's Ethiopian organization. "The Ethiopian government wants Israel to provide it arms due to the increasing war in recent weeks," he said.
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