Alysa Stanton (1963- )

Alysa Stanton is the first ordained African American female Rabbi in the United States.  Stanton was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 2, 1963, and was raised in a Pentecostal Christian home. When she was 11 years old, the family moved into a Jewish community in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.  Her mother invited her … Read MoreAlysa Stanton (1963- )

Operations Moses, Joshua, and Solomon (1984-1991)

In three covert military operations, called Moses, Joshua, and Solomon, over twenty thousand Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel to escape hardship. This ancient community, called Beta Israel (House of Israel in English), lived in relative isolation from the rest of the Jewish world for … Read MoreOperations Moses, Joshua, and Solomon (1984-1991)