Yerusalem: The Incredible Story of Ethiopian Jewry
A Life-altering Event of Biblical Proportions
A dramatic story with twisting plots, secret plans, covert operations and intense personal stories
This remarkable film, Yerusalem, brings to life the story of a long, dramatic and tumultuous journey as the Jewish Ethiopian community, also known as “Beta-Israel”, finally find their way back to the heart of the Jewish people after centuries – Jerusalem.
It’s an inspiring story of heroic acts and bold rescue missions. From their historic roots in Ethiopia, to the daring and dangerous clandestine operations that brought them to Israel, as well as their subsequent struggles to prove their Jewishness and fight for their legitimate place in Israeli society
The film deftly weaves together stories from first and second-generation immigrants, rabbis, activists, Mossad personnel, ship commanders, pilots, and other key decision-makers who risked their lives to bring Ethiopian Jews to their ancestral land.