Rebel forces are at the gates of Addis Ababa, the government is on the brink of collapse. Ethiopia is descending into chaos as thousands die from famine and violence. Huddled in compounds are thousands of Ethiopian Jews who for years have anxiously been awaiting the news that they are allowed to come to Zion. In Israel a clamor is raised over their lives being in danger. Israel Air Force transport planes swoop in to rescue them.