Nacha Cattan, With Reporting From Ha’aretz.


Ethiopians Protest Immigration Delays

By Nacha Cattan, With Reporting From Ha’aretz.

Israel’s absorption minister is under fire for reportedly speaking out in opposition to a Cabinet decision to immediately bring up to 20,000 Ethiopians of Jewish descent to Israel.Several Israeli media outlets have reported that the minister of immigrant absorption, Tzipi Livni, disparaged the idea of bringing the Falash Mura, descendents ofRead More


Jewish Agency Names First Woman as Diaspora Chair

By Nacha Cattan, With Reporting From Ha’aretz

The Jewish Agency for Israel has named a woman to its top Diaspora post for the first time ever, but the appointment is receiving a lukewarm response from the American Jewish communities she is meant to represent.A powerful fundraiser for the Jewish Agency, Carole Solomon, won a fiercely fought battle Tuesday for chairmanship of the agency’sRead More



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