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.

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  • 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

  • Operation Solomon — Operation Salomon war eine israelische Militäroperation mit dem Ziel, äthiopischen Juden die Auswanderung nach Israel (Alija) zu ermöglichen. 1991 stand das Mengistu Regime in Äthiopien aufgrund von Aktionen eritreischer Militärs und interner… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Operation Solomon — Israeli mission carried out in 1991 in which over 14000 Ethiopian Jews were brought to Israel in an airlift rescue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Solomon (disambiguation) — Solomon is the English name derived from the Hebrew Shlomo שלמה related to the word shalom ( peace ), [cite book last = Kaplan first = Aryeh title = The Bahir url = http://books.google.com/books?id=M1WZoPno LoC pg=PA130 lpg=PA130… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 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 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 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.    See also Aliya; Falash Mura; Operation Sheba; Operation Solomon; Religion;… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Operation Shlomo —    See Operation Solomon …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Operation Ke — Part of the Pacific Theater of World War II …   Wikipedia

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