Ethiopian Aliyah The Trials and Tribulations of the Falashmura Immigration, Embodied by a 72-year-old Ethiopian Woman

Though her four older children were allowed into Israel under the Law of Return, Yazvalam Aileo herself is not considered eligible to immigrate. Part of a series examining three decades of Ethiopian Aliyah.

Yezvalam Aileo is standing outside the Israeli Embassy in Addis Ababa and watching one of the last groups of Falashmura as it leaves for the airport and the flight to Israel.