Exhibit: Women Who Dared
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Barbara Gaffin
Human rights activist with Ethiopian Jews

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What Else She Said

When I see Ethiopian Jews in Israel, it's quite overwhelming. When I was there this past January in Haifa, a woman spoke to us. She was a teenager. Incredible English. Now, I've never met an Ethiopian who was in Israel who speaks incredible English, because there's no way that they would speak incredible English. She was stunning and articulate and I started to ask her questions afterwards and it turned out she was from Beer Sheva. And it turned out that she was one of my campers when I was there in 1982, as a young child. So to see her grow and to become a spokesperson -- that's the best.


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