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The Jews of Ethiopia

A member of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attends a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar, northern Ethiopia.

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A member of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attends a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar, northern Ethiopia. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A member of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attends a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar, northern Ethiopia. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. 


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Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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A tombstone is seen at a graveyard of Jewish Community in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri

A tombstone is seen at a graveyard of Jewish Community in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri

A tombstone is seen at a graveyard of Jewish Community in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri
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Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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A man walks near a sign in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A man walks near a sign in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A man walks near a sign in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community prepare for a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. 
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Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community prepare for a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community prepare for a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Crafts are displayed for sale at a stall in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri

Crafts are displayed for sale at a stall in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri

Crafts are displayed for sale at a stall in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri
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A member of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community poses for a photograph after a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A member of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community poses for a photograph after a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A member of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community poses for a photograph after a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Abebech Tsega, 36 makes a traditional clay pottery at a craft center in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Abebech Tsega, 36 makes a traditional clay pottery at a craft center in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Abebech Tsega, 36 makes a traditional clay pottery at a craft center in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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A general view shows the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community in the outskirts of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A general view shows the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community in the outskirts of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A general view shows the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community in the outskirts of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synagogue in Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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A graveyard is seen in Jewish community in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A graveyard is seen in Jewish community in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A graveyard is seen in Jewish community in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Pots are seen in a prayer room of the Jewish community in Weleka Kebele on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Pots are seen in a prayer room of the Jewish community in Weleka Kebele on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Pots are seen in a prayer room of the Jewish community in Weleka Kebele on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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A memorial billboard is seen at the Jewish community graveyard in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A memorial billboard is seen at the Jewish community graveyard in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

A memorial billboard is seen at the Jewish community graveyard in Falasha, a Jewish village on the outskirts of Ethiopia's city of Gondar. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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