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A ‘stolen generation’ of Yemenite children? Israel investigates.

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Published: 25 June 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Between 1948 and c1952, thousands of babies, children of mostly Yemenite immigrants to the newly founded State of Israel, went missing, allegedly taken away from their parents and given up for adoption to Ashkenazi families. Their fate is currently being examined again in Israel.

Israel vows to reveal truth about 'kidnapped' Yemenite children – Jonathan Lis – Haaretz 21.06.16
Minister Hanegbi to examine possibility of publishing archived material on affair, to 'lift the secrecy that has accompanied the issue.'

Four MKs reveal family members, friends among missing in Yemenite children affair
- Lidar Gravé-Lazi - The Jerusalem Post 21.06.16
‘If my siblings are still alive, it is important to me to meet them’

Yemenite children affair: families of the kidnapped speak out
- +972 Magazine 17.01.2015
A group of activists is telling the stories of the traumatised families who vow never to forget.


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