Laws of the Land: Ethiopian Jews and Finding Israeli Identity
Where: The 92nd Street Y, New York
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: Free
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For 2,500 years, Ethiopian Jews were cut off from the rest of the Jewish people.
When they were finally able to reach Israel, a host of complex dilemmas emerged. Dr. Rabbi Sharon Shalom, an Ethiopian Israeli rabbi, will discuss the origins of Jewish Ethiopian halakhah (Jewish law), its history, its customs, and its relationship with other Jewish halakhic sources.Buy tickets/get more info now