Ethiopian Israelis

I saw the writing in the sky

I saw the writing in the sky

The word is out. If you hate your life, if you are filled with rage, if you are mentally ill and off your meds—or on them, but they don’t help—you can stab, shoot, sucker punch, and verbally humiliate a visibly Jewish person in public.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 1/1/2020, 1:59 PM
When new mom can't organize circumcision, hospital steps in

When new mom can't organize circumcision, hospital steps in

Hadassah hospital staff volunteer, raise funds, bring professional and refreshments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2019, 11:11 AM
Officer suspected of shooting Ethiopian Israeli to be released

Officer suspected of shooting Ethiopian Israeli to be released

Department for Investigation of Police expected not to seek to extend house arrest of policeman suspected of shooting Solomon Tekah.Ben Ariel, 7/15/2019, 1:08 AM
The Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel

The Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel

This day of rage and violent demonstrations by the Ethiopian community in Israel could easily make people forget that never in human history has there been a similar act of benevolence towards a whole community by a developed nation. Ron Jager, 7/3/2019, 5:37 PM
Blue and White MK to Netanyahu: Show leadership

Blue and White MK to Netanyahu: Show leadership

MK Gadi Yevarkan calls on PM to take responsibility for dealing with Ethiopians' protests, calls on demonstrators not to resort to violence.Ben Ariel, 7/3/2019, 2:03 AM
Police disperse Ethiopian Israeli demonstrators by force

Police disperse Ethiopian Israeli demonstrators by force

Violent confrontations erupt between police forces and demonstrators. Police use crowd dispersal measures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 11:34 PM
New wave of protests expected as Ethiopian teen laid to rest

New wave of protests expected as Ethiopian teen laid to rest

19-year-old Ethiopian-Israeli man laid to rest after being shot and killed by off duty police officer.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2019, 1:14 PM
Rabbi Eli Sadan: Now all Ethiopians can feel they can succeed

Rabbi Eli Sadan: Now all Ethiopians can feel they can succeed

Leading religious Zionist rabbi says first Ethiopian Israeli pilot proves value of integration for Ethiopian community, Israeli society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2018, 9:05 PM
Ethiopian soldier beaten by police becomes decorated officer

Ethiopian soldier beaten by police becomes decorated officer

Soldier beaten by police officer in racist incident caught on video now a decorated officer in the cyber unit of the IDF technology branch.Gary Willig, 4/22/2018, 5:08 PM
Liam's story

Liam's story

Ethiopian Jewish student tells his grandfather's story, wins prize in nationwide creative writing contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2018, 12:57 PM
A special Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall

A special Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall

18 immigrants from Ethiopia celebrate their Bar Mitzvahs with US students and singing at Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2018, 6:12 PM
Government approves status of Ethiopian 'kessim'

Government approves status of Ethiopian 'kessim'

Prime Minister: 'This arrangement should have been implemented a long time ago, and I am pleased that we have the opportunity to do so now.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 4:45 PM
Ethiopian community's new rabbi is hesder yeshiva graduate

Ethiopian community's new rabbi is hesder yeshiva graduate

Chief Ethiopian Jewish rabbi retires, new rabbi learned in Religious Zionist yeshivas and published over ten books.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2017, 11:48 AM
Tel Aviv yeshiva prepares Ethiopian scholars for rabbinate

Tel Aviv yeshiva prepares Ethiopian scholars for rabbinate

Former chief rabbi visits new yeshiva founded to prepare young Ethiopian Torah scholars for rabbinic ordination..Yoni Kempinski, 7/28/2017, 11:50 AM
'Latent racism' exists in some national service

'Latent racism' exists in some national service

The Chairman of National Service, Sar-Shalom Gerbi, refused to name the institutions that won't accept Ethiopian volunteers.Reut Hadar, 8/3/2016, 8:05 AM
Ethiopian-Israeli protesters block TA streets

Ethiopian-Israeli protesters block TA streets

Activists march to protest police brutality and discrimination against Israelis of Ethiopian descent.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 7/3/2016, 10:19 PM
MK: No Funding for Ethiopians a 'Historic Mistake'

MK: No Funding for Ethiopians a 'Historic Mistake'

Absorption Committee chairman, Likud MK Avraham Nagosa, blasts government for reneging on promises to Ethiopian community.Benny Toker, 9/13/2015, 8:50 AM
Families of Ethiopian IDF Soldiers to Make Aliyah

Families of Ethiopian IDF Soldiers to Make Aliyah

Interior Minister Silvan Shalom vows to take immediate steps to bring 500 soldiers' families to Israel, complete Ethiopian Aliyah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2015, 4:05 PM
Study: Ethiopian-Israelis Lagging Behind

Study: Ethiopian-Israelis Lagging Behind

With a much lower average monthly income and gaps in education and employment, Ethiopian-Israelis have long way to go to full equality.Cynthia Blank, 6/25/2015, 2:54 PM