News from Around the World


 ETHIOPIAN JEWS ARRIVE IN ISRAEL -- A group of 90 Jews from Ethiopia arrived in Israel in mid December. After their arrival, the new immigrants joined representatives of the Ministry of Immigration and Absorption in a candle-lighting ceremony at the Ben Gurion Airport. (Arutz 7)

 Y2K AFFECTS POWER PLANTS -- The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it expects localized power failures in the first few hours of the year 2000, but millennium-related problems could show up much earlier than that. (BBC)