Ethiopian Israelis Get Their Bat Mitzvah

Thirteen girls from the Jewish Agency’s Mevasseret Zion absorption center, all recent immigrants from Ethiopia, celebrated their Bat Mitzvah yesterday (June 1, 2009) in Jerusaelm. They received gifts, including a book of Pslams from President Shimon Peres.

Ethiopian Bat Mitzvah 3 by The Jewish Agency for Israel.
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Ethiopian Bat Mitzvah 2 by The Jewish Agency for Israel.
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Ethiopian Bat Mitzvah 1 by The Jewish Agency for Israel.

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