Operation Joshua

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Operation Joshua also Operation Sheba was the 1985 removal of 494 Ethiopian Jews from the refugee camps in Sudan to Israel.

George H. W. Bush, Vice-President of the United States at the time, arranged a CIA-sponsored follow-up mission to Operation Moses, which had brought 8000 people to Israel. Under Operation Joshua, an additional 494 were flown out of Sudan to Israel.

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  • Mitchell G. Bard, From Tragedy to Triumph: The Politics Behind the Rescue of Ethiopian Jewry, 2002, ISBN 978-0-275-97000-0, p. 161 - 170

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