Step By Step From Gondar to the U.S. capital

Published at the  Jewish World features Haaretz Newspaper By Judy Maltz

 

Israel’s new envoy to the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Pnina Gaday-Agenyahu,
is breaking more than the color barrier

One of the first decisions Pnina Gaday-Agenyahu had to make after her
recent move to the United States was where to go for High Holy Day
services.

It may come as a shock to many of her Orthodox Jewish high-school
classmates and even to some of her relatives back in Haifa, but the
Ethiopian-born Israeli opted for B’nai Israel Congregation, a Conservative
synagogue not far from her new home in Rockville, Maryland.
It clearly made an impression on her…. Read The Full Story

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