Articles in "Sigd"

WATCH: Israeli-Ethiopian Community Celebrates Renewal of the Covenant with God

Israeli-Ethiopians from around Israel gathered in Jerusalem last week to celebrate the Sigd holiday, rejoicing in their communal life in ...

Prayer And Emotion Mark Ethiopian Jewish Holiday Of Sigd

The haunting prayers echoed loudly throughout the Jerusalem hills as Ethiopian Jews from across the country gathered on the Sherover ...

Ethiopian-Israelis Celebrate Tradition, Identity at Annual Sigd Festival

As a small child in a village near Gondar, Ethiopia, the days leading up to Sigd were some of the best days of the year for Moshe Yehayes. ...

Celebration, Challenges as Ethiopian Community Celebrates Sigd Festival

Under a cloudy Jerusalem sky, thousands of Israelis, including President Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin, gathered Wednesday at the Hass Promenade in ...