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The Remarkable Unfinished Exodus of the Ethiopian Jews

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Lecture by Len Lyons, author of The Ethiopian Jews of Israel: Personal Stories of Life in the Promised Land. Dr. Lyons, Ph.D. in Philosophy (Brown University), is the author of six books on a variety of subjects, including jazz (three titles published by William Morrow & Co.) and computers (two titles published by Addison-Wesley).  Through hosting Ethiopian Israeli students visiting Boston in 2004, he became fascinated with the story of the Ethiopian Jews and their struggle for acceptance in the country that rescued them.  He serves on the Ethiopian Jewry Committee of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Boston. Free for OUMA members or with a Petrel Pass. General admission: $5. Hosted in conjunction with the exhibit “Beta Israel: Ethiopian Jews and the Promised Land,” running through April 21, 2013. More information: museum.oglethorpe.edu.   


 

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