Doctor and pharmacist. Represented Israel as an emissary on public diplomacy missions in the United States and Europe.
Born in Ethiopia, immigrated to Israel after completing his medical studies in Ethiopia and beginning to work at a hospital in Addis Ababa. After immigrating to Israel, Dr. Fekede learned Hebrew and began working as a doctor at a kupat cholim (heath care provider) and at the Ministry of Health.
During the time that he was working, he also earned a degree in pharmacy at Hebrew University, and will soon be completing his residency in anesthesiology at the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon.
During his work, he was “recruited” as an emissary for public diplomacy missions by the Jewish Agency of Israel in the United States and Ethiopia.
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