The families were told the children were given to Ashkenazi families in Israel and abroad for adoption. Over 1,000 families, mostly Yemenite, have made such claims since the 1950s.ch claims since the 1950s.
After months of stressing the need for silence, two major Jewish organizations and a former Bush administration official are embracing publicity about their roles in bringing Yemenite Jews to the United States. More ▸
By Marcy Oster
The U.S. State Department has secretly brought about 60 Yemenite Jews to the United States since July, The Wall Street Journal reported. More ▸