A Most Professional Experience: Operation Moses
Publication Date: January 2000
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Keywords: Global Responsibility; Jewish Organizations; Immigration
Coverage: Ethiopia Israel United States
Operation Moses was an extraordinary rescue achieved by the Jewish world. Efforts by a combination of the Israeli and U.S. governments and Israeli and U.S.-based organizations resulted in this dramatic airlift of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. This article describes the critical role of the United Israel Appeal and the Jewish Agency in this effort.