Israel Secretly Brought in Dozens of Ethiopians From War-torn Tigray, Then Discovered Most Weren't Jewish

Most of the 61 Ethiopians who were brought to Israel on a secret operation had no Jewish roots, and their lives hadn’t exactly been in danger, either. Israel's population authority deemed the event a 'conspiracy'

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When Israel carried out a secret operation earlier this year, it was certain it was bringing 61 Ethiopian Jews whose lives were in immediate danger to live safely in Israel. But then questions started popping up: Who were they? What country did they come from? And why did the Population and Immigration Authority claim there was a “conspiracy” at play?

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