The Jewish Communities of Ethiopia with Rabbi Sybil Sheridan

Season 2, Episode 7,  Jan 07, 12:53 AM

Jewish communities in Ethiopia, descended from the Tribe of Dan, migrated south during the Biblical period. Today, they remain devout communities many of whom wish to move to Israel. Many are entrepreneurs and university-educated but faced with poverty and complexities with Israeli immigration laws, they are being supported by charitable organisations such as Meketa, run by Rabbi Sybil Sheridan who joins Rabbiting On! to discuss her work. Following Maimonidean principles of empowerment and the teaching of Kol yisrael arevim zeh bazeh - the idea that all Jews are responsible for one another,  you can support the work of Meketa by visiting