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Ethiopian Jews Threaten Mass Hunger Strike over Israel Move

Representatives for thousands of Ethiopian Jews announced Wednesday they will stage a mass hunger strike if Israel eliminates funding to allow them to join their families in that country. Hundreds gathered at a synagogue in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to express concern that Israel's proposed budget removes the funding to help them immigrate to reunite with relatives. Most of the nearly 8,000 Ethiopian Jews in the East African nation are said to have family members already...

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