Falashmura immigrants celebrate first Passover in Israel

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Over a thousand new immigrants from the Ethiopian region of Falashmura will celebrate their first Passover in Israel.

The newly Israeli citizens will either celebrate the Jewish exodus at home with their families, or alongside thousands of Ethiopians at seders organized by the Jewish Agency and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, to be held at 16 absorption centers throughout the country.

“I have no words to describe the magnitude of my emotions,” said Macrau Tia, a Falashmura man who moved to Israel two months ago and is currently residing in a Nahariya absorption center.

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