“We have been praying for peace for everyone, and looking to the north where Israel is,” said Jacob Owani, 35, after the service.
The Israeli government does not recognize the Abayudaya community of Uganda as Jewish.
The Conservative movement’s rabbinical organization sharply criticized Israel for reportedly deciding not to recognize Uganda’s Jewish community.
After years of deliberations, the Israeli Interior Ministry has resolved not to grant recognition to the Jewish community of Uganda
The group chose the Israeli singer Netta’s growing hit song after Israeli volunteers recommended it.
Teklit Michael, who has worked odd jobs since arriving in Israel in 2007, called it “complete nonsense” to call African asylum-seekers “infiltrators.”
A visa application submitted by Yehudah Kimani was rejected by the Interior Ministry. It is the second time that Kimani has been denied entrance.
Christians constitute the biggest political bulwark against Islamisation and anti-Semitism in Africa. To counter the OIC, Israel must work with them.
Israel’s cabinet approved a plan to deport nearly 40,000 migrants to an unknown but agreed-upon African country. Uganda denies that it struck a deal.
Plans to bring a first-ever group of Ugandan Jews to Israel on a Birthright trip are in jeopardy after another African convert was deported.