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Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew is a new mini-documentary that follows the personal journey of Mekonen Abebe, a young African-Israeli Jewish soldier, as he returns to Ethiopia to explore his roots, make peace with his past and embrace his future in Israel.

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“After watching the film Mekonen, I feel proud to be a part of the Jewish people”

- Daniel from Connecticut

“Mekonen is a great heart wrenching story”

- Kyle from LA

“I think that people should see Beneath the Helmet in addition to seeing Mekonen. I think that the two movies supplement each other and compliment the IDF amazingly”

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