Celebrating the Life of Baruch Tegegne: An Emblem for Beta Israel

Delving into the rich tapestry of Jewish history, we come across pivotal moments and figures whose impact echoes through generations. One such notable date is January 23, 1944, the birth of Baruch Tegegne, a champion for Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jews).

Click here for an intimate visual insight into Baruch’s life and work.

Baruch Tegegne: Catalyst for Mass Aliyot of Beta Israel

On this day in 1944, Baruch Tegegne was born, later emerging as a key activist in the Ethiopian Jewish community. His indefatigable efforts led to the mass Aliyot of Beta Israel in the 1980s and 90s, a testament to his enduring legacy.

For a more in-depth look at his life and contribution, swipe through this collection of informative slides.

Baruch’s Legacy in the Spotlight

We acknowledge and appreciate @blackjewishmagic for their efforts to shine a light on Baruch’s story. To delve deeper into the Beta Israel community’s experiences, follow their informative and engaging posts.

This post was penned by @madelynilana, whose dedication to preserving Jewish history continues to enlighten and inspire.


1. A Visual Tribute to Baruch Tegegne

2. On This Day in Jewish History

3. @blackjewishmagic’s Instagram Profile

4. @madelynilana’s Instagram Profile