The first group of Ethiopian Jews to move to Israel after waiting for three years will arrive at Ben Gurion International Airport on Sunday evening, almost a year after the government approved the immigration of 9,000 Jews still left in Ethiopia. The 78 immigrants who will be on the flight were first approved by the Interior Ministry in 2013 but never came

due to lack of budget for their absorption, which includes housing allowances for at least two years and apartment grants.  “The tickets are bought, the absorption centers are ready, and we’re going to welcome them with open arms on Sunday,” said Nimrod Sabbah, a spokesman for Likud MK David Amsalem. READ MORE