Israeli Health Ministry Report Admits Role in Disappearance of Yemenite Children in 1950s

The ministry has been preventing the publication of the draft report, detailing the involvement of medical officials in separating Mizrahi babies from their families and helping give them up for adoption – the first known instance of a ministry acknowledging its part in the scandal

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Tamar Kaplansky
Tamar Kaplansky

The Health Ministry has been preventing the publication of a draft report that details how the Israeli health system was involved in the disappearance of Yemenite children in the 1950s, including helping give some of them up for adoption.

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