Ethiopian Jews Celebrate Sigd in Jerusalem

Produced by the Christian Broadcasting Network, this short news segment (02:26) introduces the ancient Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd, which symbolizes the acceptance of the Torah and yearning for Jerusalem. Filmed at the annual national ceremony, the video includes an explanation of how the holiday was celebrated in Ethiopia and how it is celebrated today, now that much of the community has moved to Israel. Including prayers of gratitude and prayers for the rebuilding of the Temple, the celebration takes place at the Haas Promenade in Armon Hanatziv, overlooking the Temple Mount.