Raphael Hadane

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Raphael Hadane (1922/23 – 8 November 2020) was the Liqa Kahenat (High priest) of Beta Israel in Israel.[1][2]

Hadane supported the acceptance of the Falasha Mura as Jews. Hadane recited the Yizkor prayer in Hebrew and Amharic in memory of 4,000 members of the community who died while on their way to Israel.[3]

Hadane died on 8 November 2020 at the age of 97.[4]

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  1. Hadane, Raphael. "Rabbis' Call To Action". SSEJ.org. Struggle to Save Ethiopian Jewry. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  2. Berman, Debbie (2002-08-16). "Shas to help speed up Ethiopian Jewry immigration to Israel". Israelinsider. Archived from the original on 2009-09-06. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  3. "Operation Moses marks 10 years - Jerusalem Post | HighBeam Research". March 12, 2016. Archived from the original on March 12, 2016.
  4. "Ethiopian High Priest Kes Raphael Hadane passes away". Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 9 November 2020.