Operation Entebbe
Operation Entebbe was a counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda on 4 July 1976. A week earlier, on 27 June, a...
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History of the Jews in Uganda
The history of the Jews in Uganda is connected to some internal tribes who claim Jewish ancestry, such as the Abayudaya, down to the twentieth century when Uganda under British control was offered to ...
LivingStone International University
LivingStone International University (LIU) is a private university in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community. The university is affiliated with two church organizations, namel...
Rise and Fall of Idi Amin
Rise and Fall of Idi Amin, also known as Amin: The Rise and Fall, is a 1981 biographical film directed by Sharad Patel and starring Joseph Olita as Idi Amin.It details the controversial actions and a...
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Operation Thunderbolt (film)
Operation Thunderbolt, known in Israel as Mivtsa Yonatan (מבצע יונתן, literally "Operation Jonathan"), is an Israeli film from 1977 based on an actual event; Operation Entebbe and the freeing of host...
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Michel Bacos
Michel Bacos (born 1924) was captain of Air France Flight 139 when the plane was hijacked on June 27, 1976, by Palestinian and German terrorists. The hijacking, by the Popular Front for the Liberation...
Wilfried Böse
Wilfried Böse (1949 – July 4, 1976) was a founding member of the German far-left organization Revolutionary Cells. Böse himself never admitted he carried out terrorist attacks in West Germany b...
Raid on Entebbe (film)
Raid on Entebbe is a 1977 TV film directed by Irvin Kershner. It is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of hostages at Entebbe Airport in Entebbe, Uganda on 4 July 1976. The p...
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Yonatan Netanyahu
Yonatan "Yoni" Netanyahu (Hebrew: יוֹנָתָן "יוֹנִי" נְתַנְיָהוּ; March 13, 1946 – July 4, 1976), was the commander of the elite Israeli army commando unit Sayeret Matkal. He was the only Israeli sold...
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Cohen on the Bridge
Cohen on the Bridge is a documentary about Operation Entebbe by director Andrew Wainrib, who gained unprecedented access to the surviving commandos and hostages. An animated short of the documentary w...
Islamic University in Uganda
The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU), is a multi-campus university offering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The main campus of the university is located in Mbale, Uganda, about 22...
Brigitte Kuhlmann
Brigitte Kuhlmann (1947–1976) was a founding member of the West German left-wing militant group Revolutionäre Zellen (RZ, or Revolutionary Cells in English; frequently considered a terrorist group). S...
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Putti, Uganda
Putti is a village in the Pallisa District of Uganda. Putti is inhabited entirely by the Abayudaya people. The villagers of Putti are currently seeking an Orthodox Jewish conversion to Judaism.
Pu...
Gershom Sizomu
Gershom Sizomu (born 1972) is a Ugandan rabbi serving the Abayudaya, a Baganda community in eastern Uganda near the town of Mbale who practice Judaism. Sizomu is the first native-born black rabbi in S...
Entebbe International Airport
Entebbe International Airport (IATA: EBB, ICAO: HUEN) is the principal international airport of Uganda. It is near the town of Entebbe, on the shores of Lake Victoria, and about 41 km (25...
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Abayudaya
The Abayudaya (Abayudaya is Luganda for "People of Judah", analogous to Children of Israel) are a Baganda community in eastern Uganda near the town of Mbale who practice Judaism. They are devout in t...
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Yearning to Belong
Yearning to Belong is a documentary about the Abayudaya Jews in Uganda and their struggle to be recognized by the international Jewish community.
The Abayudaya’s conviction to Jewish faith goes b...
Yearning to Belong - Wikipedia
Victory at Entebbe
Victory at Entebbe is a made-for-television film from 1976 based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of Israeli hostages at Entebbe Airport (now Entebbe International Airport) in Uga...
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CRO FC
Child Restoration Outreach Football Club or simply CRO FC is a football club in Mbale, Uganda. [1]. They play in the top level of Ugandan professional football, the Ugandan Super League. They were rel...
Mbale
Mbale is a city in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Mbale District and the surrounding sub-region. The district is named after the town.
Mbale lies...
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Semei Kakungulu
Semei Kakungulu (1869 – 24 November 1928) was a Ugandan man who founded the Abayudaya (Luganda: Jews) community in Uganda in 1917. He studied and meditated on the Old Testament, adopted the observance...
Wadie Haddad
Wadie Haddad (1927 – 28 March 1978), also known as Abu Hani, was a Palestinian leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine's armed wing. He was responsible for organizing several civil...
Israel-Uganda relations
Israel–Uganda relations refers to the current and historical relationship between Israel and Uganda.
In 1903, the British Uganda Programme proposed Uganda as a Homeland for the Jewish people.
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British Uganda Programme
The Uganda Scheme was a plan in the early 1900s to give a portion of British East Africa to the Jewish people as a homeland. It drew support from prominent Zionist Theodor Herzl as a temporary means o...