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Saving the Forgotten Jews

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

In the 1980s and 1990s a Manchester textiles merchant, a Mossad spy and a seasoned diplomat saved the forgotten Ethiopian Jewish community in two unprecedented and record-breaking airlifts. Flying out of Sudan and war-torn Ethiopia, they went undercover and negotiated with dictators to save the forgotten Jews in peril. Show less


Executive Producer:
Aaqil Ahmed
Production Coordinator:
Kieran Tench

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