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By Barbara Sofer

Baruch’s Birthday

December 28, 2005, by

Magdu and Ambat Eyob grew up in neighboring villages in the Quara district of northern Ethiopia. “Even though the Jewish community was small, we made sure not to marry cousins,” says Ambat, serving soft drinks in the family’s apartment in Jerusalem’s Neveh Ya’acov neighborhood. “The men farmed, and women stayed home with the children.” The