Itzik Tamano in first grade at an Israeli elementary school in the 1980s, after immigrating to Israel from Ethiopia at age 4. Doron Bacher

Then and Now: Tracking Down the Ethiopian Jews Who Moved to Israel

A new exhibition provides a fascinating insight into how members of the Ethiopian-Jewish community acclimatized to Israel – some more successfully than others – following Operation Moses in the mid-1980s.

For over 30 years, Doron Bacher documented the immigrants who came to Israel from Ethiopia in Operation Moses (in 1984-1985). His camera captured moments in their absorption and acclimatization to Israel when...

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