Film, Video Following a Dream: The Beta Israel Then & Now

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Following a Dream: The Beta Israel Then & Now
Nili Auerbach discussed the historical background of the Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) community, their extraordinary journey to and rescue by the State of Israel, their acclimation to a dramatically different country, and ultimately their current progress and efforts to acquire higher education.
Event Date
May 31, 2013
-  Nili Auerbach serves as the Director of PR and Resource Development for Keren Hanan Aynor, an Israeli non-profit which helps Ethiopian Israelis acquire higher education. She has served as a guest lecturer to a variety of audiences on a wide range of topics including new approaches in Jewish education, modern Israeli society and the current Ethiopian Israeli community. Nili holds an MA in Jewish Education from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, an Advanced Certificate of Jewish Learning from the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies and a BA in photography from Bard College.
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53 minutes 9 seconds
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