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News and updates about Ethiopian Demonstrations

Internal Security Minister 'can't prevent Rebbe from entering'

Minister rejects claims Israel is favoring Satmar Rebbe over human rights organization operatives whose entry to country is prevented.

Internal Security Minister 'can't prevent Rebbe from entering'

'The government shattered our hope'

Salomon Tekka's father joins protesters against release of police officer. 'Son already dead; I don't want another child to die.'

'The government shattered our hope'

Officer involved in death of Ethiopian teen released

Charges against officer involved in shooting death of Ethiopian teen reduced, officer released from house arrest.

Officer involved in death of Ethiopian teen released

Police gear up for new wave of Ethiopian protests

Family of slain Ethiopian teen vows to continue protests which brought much of Israel to a halt last week. Protests expected later this week

Police gear up for new wave of Ethiopian protestsplayer

Report: Policeman will not be charged with manslaughter

The officer who shot an Ethiopian man may be charged with a disciplinary offense rather than a criminal offense.

Report: Policeman will not be charged with manslaughter

Deri: 'We were also discriminated against'

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri calls on the Ethiopian community to defeat racism through lifting themselves up rather than violence.

Deri: 'We were also discriminated against'

'Police officer has been accused of murder without any evidence'

Lawyer of officer who shot Ethiopian, 'The damage caused to my client, his wife and children is enormous. Their lives are in danger.'

'Police officer has been accused of murder without any evidence'

Chief Rabbis meet with Ethiopian community leaders

Rabbis Yitzchak Yosef and David Lau call for restraint amid wave of violent protests across Israel following shooting of Ethiopian teen.

Chief Rabbis meet with Ethiopian community leaders

Netanyahu: We cannot tolerate violence

PM says attacks on police and civilians in Ethiopian protests unacceptable, calls on Ethiopian leaders to stop the violence.

Netanyahu: We cannot tolerate violence

Barkat: New Israel Fund funding Ethiopian protests

Former Jerusalem mayor accuses NIF of 'fanning the flames' of violent protests over the last 24 hours.

Barkat: New Israel Fund funding Ethiopian protests

The Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel

The Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel

Ethiopian community protest: The State is closed down

Thousands of members of Ethiopian community and many supporters demonstrate from Yokneam Junction in north to the Kastina junction in south.

Ethiopian community protest: The State is closed downplayer

Policeman who attacked Ethiopian soldier to stand trial

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit decided to indict a policeman who violently assaulted Ethiopian soldier during ethnic demonstration.

Policeman who attacked Ethiopian soldier to stand trialplayer

Israeli Hip-Hop Duo to Open for Chris Brown

The successful American R&B artist personally chose Kafe Shahor Hazak to open his concert in Rishon Lezion next week.

Israeli Hip-Hop Duo to Open for Chris Brown

17 Arrested at Ethiopian-Israeli Protest

Ethiopian Israelis protest despite agreement reached with the Israel Police; hundreds of officers deployed to keep calm.

17 Arrested as Hundreds Attend Ethiopian-Israeli Protest

Police, Ethiopian Israelis Reach Agreement

Hours before mass protest due to begin, the Israel Police pledges transparency over police violence, sensitivity to the Ethiopian community.

Police, Ethiopian Israelis Reach Agreement on Reforms

Ethiopian Jews Plan 'Largest Demo' Monday

Protesters will demand reversal of decision not to file charges against policeman who beat up Ethiopian soldier.

Ethiopian Jews Plan 'Largest Demo' Monday

Police are 'Left to Cope Alone' with Crime

Several Tel Aviv police officers blame Commissioner Yohanan Danino for not protecting cop who beat Ethiopian soldier, says it was legal.

Police are 'Left to Cope Alone' with Crime

Tel Aviv: Hundreds of Protestors Block Traffic

At least 200 Ethiopian Israelis protest in Tel Aviv; traffic disrupted; police threaten to use force.

Tel Aviv: Hundreds of Protestors Block Traffic on Begin Highway

Police on Alert for Violent Demo in Tel Aviv

Organizers allegedly called to 'make sure it gets out of hand' on social media; Tel Aviv police: the intelligence we have is alarming.

Police on Alert for Violent Ethiopian Demonstration in Tel Aviv

PM Vows to Fix Discrimination Against Ethiopians

PM: 'The idea that we would discriminate against people because of the color of their skin [...] this is infuriating and we will fix it.'

Netanyahu Vows to Fix Discrimination Against Ethiopians

Torah Sociology and Redemptive Aspects of Ethiopian Jewish Aliyah

Torah Sociology and Redemptive Aspects of Ethiopian Jewish Aliyah

Again: Police Lose Hold on Protest in Tel Aviv

1,000 Ethiopian Israelis march; pre-coordinated protest begins to spiral out of control - despite prior agreement with police.

Again: Police Lose Hold on Protest in Tel Aviv

Elkin: Rethink How We View Ethiopian Aliyah

Absorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin says Ethiopian Jews must be addressed as 'equals', vows to stop discrimination after protests.

Elkin: We Must Rethink How We View Ethiopian Aliyah

Policeman Who Beat Ethiopian Soldier Fired

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino announces steps against officer involved in brutal beating; second officer apparently not disciplined.

Policeman Who Beat Ethiopian Soldier Fired

Ethiopian Leaders Deny Reports of Planned Protests

Police announcements anticipating violence are 'tactics' designed to make the protests 'illegitimate,' leaders say; demo cancelled.

Ethiopian Jews' Leaders Deny Reports of Planned Protests

Tel Aviv: Police Preparing for Mass Protests

Ethiopian community expected to rally once again Sunday night; riot dispersal means being prepared.

Tel Aviv: Police Preparing for Mass Protests

NIF Denies 'Formal' Involvement in Ethiopian Riots

Ultra-leftist fund calls on demonstrators 'to avoid any repetition of last night’s events which resulted in many injuries.'

NIF Denies 'Formal' Involvement in Ethiopian Jews' Rioting

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Holy Sticks

Netanyahu Urges United Front Against Racism

PM urges Israel to 'stand together' during 3-hour meeting with Ethiopian sector leaders; program, ministerial committee to be formed.

Netanyahu Urges United Front Against Racism

Sharansky Calls to Stop Ethiopian Protests

Only by working together will we find the path toward overcoming the obstacles that lie ahead,' the Jewish Agency chair warns.

Sharansky Calls to Stop Ethiopian Protests, Return Calm

Rivlin: Police, Protesters, Must Show Restraint

After violent protests over discrimination against Ethiopian community, President admits 'mistakes', calls for restraint.

Rivlin: Don't Let Troublemakers Drown Out Legitimate Protestplayer

Bennett Calls for Soul Searching at Rally

Jewish Home chairman says that all of Israeli society needs to do some soul searching in the wake of discrimination against Ethiopians.

Bennett Calls for 'Soul Searching' at Ethiopian Rally

PM on Riots: Legitimate Protests Yes, Violence No

The riots in Tel Aviv Sunday by Ethiopian protesters have prompted politicians to comment on the situation.

PM on Riots: Legitimate Protests Yes, Violence No

If it Harms Israel, Count on the New Israel Fund (NIF) to be Involved

If it Harms Israel, Count on the New Israel Fund (NIF) to be Involved