Articles in "Avera Mengistu"

Israel Marks 5 Years of Avera Mengistu’s Captivity by Hamas in Gaza

Israel on Sunday marked five years since Avera Mengistu, an Israeli-Ethiopean with mental health issues, crossed from Israel into the Gaza ...

Family of Israeli Civilian Held By Hamas Visit White House

The family of Avera Mengistu, an Israeli civilian who has been held by Hamas since crossing into Gaza in 2014, met with Jason Greenblatt ...

Netanyahu Appoints Shin Bet Veteran to Head Hostage Negotiations

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu appointed Yaron Blum, a long-time General Security Service (Shin Bet) officer, to serve as the prime ...

MKs Call for Int’l Pressure on Hamas to Return Bodies of Israeli Soldiers

The families of two IDF soldiers and two civilians currently held by Hamas joined more than a dozen Knesset members Wednesday to call on ...

Liberman attacks Arab MKs over Israelis held in Gaza

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman slammed Arab MKs Monday over their what he called their double standards vis-a-vis Israeli hostages in ...

Protesters Rally for Liberation of Ethiopian-Israeli Captive of Hamas

Jerusalem (TPS) - The family of Avraham (Abera) Mengistu, an Ethiopian-Israeli reportedly held hostage by Hamas, gathered today with dozens ...

Netanyahu Asks Ethiopian Leaders for Help in Returning Missing Israeli in Gaza

Addis Ababa (TPS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed to his Ethiopian counterpart during his visit to Ethiopia for ...

Families of Israeli Captives in Gaza Protest Ahead of Israeli-Turkish Reconciliation

Jerusalem (TPS) - The families of Israelis being held captive in the Gaza Strip, including two mentally-challenged men as well as the ...

Protesters Call Hamas to Release Israeli Missing in Gaza – “This is a Humanitarian Case”

Activists and relatives of Avera Mengistu, a 28-year-old Israeli-Ethiopian Jew who crossed the border to the Gaza Strip in September last ...