The Falashas: A Jewish Minority in Israel By Dr Jaafar Hadi Hassan

Several thousand Ethiopian Jews demonstrated last year against the discarding of blood they had donated, an action carried out by the Israeli Ministry of Health in fear of its being infected with AIDS. The Ethiopian Jews who call themselves ‘Beta Yisrael’ and are called by other Ethiopians the ‘Falashas’, which in one of their languages, […]

Israel Airlifts Thousands of Falash Mura By Dr Jaafar Hadi Hassan

At the end of the last century Israel transported tens of thousands of Falashas who claim to be Jews and call themselves “Beita Yisrael” from Ethiopia to Israel in two operations – Operation Moses and Operation Solomon. Their numbers in Israel today are estimated to be about one hundred thousand. There is another Ethiopian group, […]

Makuya: A Japanese Christian Zionist Sect By Dr Jaafar Hadi Hassan

The Christian population in Japan is small and does not exceed two and a half percent of the overall population of almost one hundred and thirty million people. Christianity is not new in Japan but has, in fact, been there for centuries.  It is possible that because of the difficulties the missionaries faced the number […]