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From Dream to Reality: What is Life Really Like for Ethiopian Jews in 2012?

Lecture Award-winning Ethiopian-Israeli visionary and social entrepreneur Asher Elias presents an informed look at the challenges and opportunities currently facing the Ethiopian Israeli community today. Beginning with an overview of the "Dream" while in Ethiopia through the enchanting historical archives at the AJHS - and then fast-forwarding to the situation today, Asher Elias will take you from the "Dream of a Thousand Years" to an analysis of the disturbing disparities of life in Israel for Ethiopian Jews today. With introduction by Susan Pollack.

Admission: $10 general.

Wed May 2, 2012 10:30pm – 11:30pm GMT (no daylight saving)
American Jewish Historical Society (map)