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Sigd is one of the unique holidays of Beta Israel community (Ethiopian community). It is celebrated on the 29th of (the Hebrew month of Cheshvan)in Jerusalem
members of the Ethiopian community make their way to Jerusalem - promenade at the “Armon Hanatziv” neighborhood in the city. The holiday serves as an annual gathering of the entire Ethiopian community and they see it as a chance to strengthen their affinity to their history and culture. The Kessim carry the Bible holding colorful umbrellas. They stand on top of a stage to read the excerpts and prayers before the community.
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