Shames JCC – From Ethiopia to Israel: The Story of Sigd


November 20, 2022    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Sigd is an Ethiopian Jewish Holiday that commemorates the evacuation of Ethiopian Jews in the midst of conflict and famine to Israel. Join us for a special conversation with Haftam, an Ethiopian Jew who herself experienced the crisis in Ethiopia and evacuation to Israel, as she shares reflections on her own experience, and the cultural traditions that comprise this commemorative holiday. Sample Ethiopian coffee from Mimi’s and Haftam’s homemade traditional Ethiopian snack, kitta. 

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