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The Ethiopian Jews in Israel or the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel refers to the immigrants and descendants of the immigrants of the Beta Israel communities of Ethiopia, who nowadays reside in Israel. Most of Beta Israel community emigrated from Ethiopia to Israel during two massive waves of immigration mounted by the Israeli government—"Operation Moses" and during "Operation Solomon". Today Israel is home to the largest Beta Israel community in the world with about 121,000 citizens of Ethiopian descent in 2009, who are mainly assembled in the smaller urban areas of central Israel. (via Freebase)