Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Likud MKs Visit Hebron – Minister Akunis And MK Neguise Chair Of Absorption Committee

Yeshiva World News

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Likud Knesset Member, and head of the Knesset Absorption Committee, and Ethiopian rights activists, Dr. Avraham Neguise, earlier this week toured Hebron with his staff and with heads of the Jewish Community.
While Neguise was at the Ma’aras HaMachpelah he spoke with a group of Foreign Ministry cadets who coincidentally came to tour the city at the same time.
“I just came back from a trip abroad to do hasbara [public diplomacy], and I will be going again next week. I am familiar with all the conflicts and issues that our enemies raise. It is so important that you are here: to learn about our roots, and this will prepare you to stand against all obstacles outside the country to explain the State of Israel, our history, and our connection to this land – and this is very important.”
During the tour, MK Neguise was interviewed on Israeli radio on issues pertaining to the Ethiopian community and mentioned that he was in Hebron for the day. Neguise also discussed with community leaders the idea of bringing more Ethiopian and other new immigrants to the city to connect with the story of Hebron. “We have to find a special day to bring the Ethiopian Jews to the city on a Pilgrimage” said Neguise. ...

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