Operation Solomon

Alpert Nathan, GPO1991-05-25

Menachem Begin Heritage Center

Menachem Begin Heritage Center
Jerusalem, Israel

On 25 May, 1991, "Operation Solomon“, fourteen thousand Ethiopian Jews were flown to Israel in a 24-hour period.
Shamir gave the order to bring the Ethiopian Jews to Israel after the news of the difficult situation and the danger to their lives due to political instability in their country.
In the picture, new Ethiopian immigrants on an Air Force Boeing jet en route from Addis Ababa to Israel during Operation Solomon.


  • Title: Operation Solomon
  • Creator: Alpert Nathan, GPO
  • Date Created: 1991-05-25

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