Shalva Weil

Shalva Weil is Senior Researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 2004 to 2009, she served as the President of SOSTEJE (Society for the Study of Ethiopian Jewry). Prof. Weil has published over 100 articles in scientific journals and edited several books on Ethiopian Jewry. She has also been the recipient of awards for her applied educational work among Ethiopian Jews in Israel.

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Ethiopian Jewish Women

Jewish women in Ethiopian villages were traditionally inactive in public and were in charge of the domestic sphere. After immigration to Israel, their lives changed dramatically, with some young women acquiring higher education and becoming high-profile career women.


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