Operation Moses

   The name applied to the massive airlift in late 1984 and early 1985 that brought thousands of Falashas (Jews of Ethiopia) to Israel from refugee camps in the Sudan.

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  • Operation Moses — For other uses, see Operation Moshe (disambiguation). Operation Moses (Hebrew: מִבְצָע מֹשֶׁה‎‎, Mivtza Moshe) refers to the covert evacuation of Ethiopian Jews (known as the Beta Israel community or Falashas )[1] from Sudan during a famine in… …   Wikipedia

  • Operation Moses — Die Operation Moses, benannt nach der biblischen Figur Moses, war die heimliche Umsiedlung von etwa 8000 äthiopischen Juden nach Israel. Während der Hungersnot in Äthiopien 1984–1985 flohen Tausende Juden aus Äthiopien in den Sudan, wo sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Operation Moses — Israeli mission carried out in 1984 in which almost 8000 Ethiopian Jews were brought to Israel in an airlift rescue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Operation Joshua — was the 1985 removal of 800 Ethiopian Jews (called Beta Israel) from Sudan to Israel. George H. W. Bush, Vice President of the United States at the time, arranged a CIA sponsored follow up mission to Operation Moses, which had brought 8000 people …   Wikipedia

  • Operation Solomon — was a 1991 covert Israeli military operation to take Ethiopian Jews to Israel. In 1991, the sitting Ethiopian government of Mengistu Haile Mariam was close to being toppled with the recent military successes of Eritrean and Tigrean rebels,… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses (disambiguation) — Moses was the reputed author of the Biblical Pentateuch and protagonist of the Book of Exodus. Moses may also refer to: People Moses (given name) Moses (surname) Moses , popular pseudonym for Harriet Tubman while she worked helping free slaves… …   Wikipedia

  • Opération Bulbasket — Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale l’opération Bulbasket se déroule dans la Vienne (en roug …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Operation Moshe — may refer to: Operation Moses (Moshe), the covert removal of Ethiopian Jews from Sudan in 1984 Battle of Beersheba (1948), codenamed Operation Moshe, the Israeli capture of Beersheba This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Operation Sheba —    On 5 January 1985, the Sudanese government suspended Operation Moses following an Israeli press conference revealing details of the airlift of Ethiopian Jews from refugee camps in the Sudan. The airlift was to have been kept a secret, but… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Operation Solomon —    Also known as Operation Shlomo; an airlift of some 14,500 Ethiopian Jews from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Israel carried out by the government of Israel on the weekend of 24 25 May 1991.    See also Aliya; Falash Mura; Operation Moses; Operation …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

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