Ethiopian Jews in Israel

Pnina Tomano-Shata spoke at a town hall meeting for Ethiopian Israeli voters in the town of Or Yehuda ahead of Israel's national election on September 17, 2019.

‘They need to stop killing our kids’: Ethiopian Israeli lawmakers tackle police brutality

Over the summer, Ethiopian Israelis held protests in several cities after a police officer shot and killed an Ethiopian teenager. Protesters said they were upset about police brutality, discrimination and racism. Those issues were still on the minds of two Ethiopian candidates for the Knesset in the run-up to last month’s election in Israel.

A protester, who is an Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin, is detained by policemen during a demonstration against what they say is police racism and brutality in a protest at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv May 3, 2015.

‘After 30 years of Ethiopian Israelis living in this country, young people are rising up’


President Obama Meets with First-Ever Ethiopian Crowned Miss Israel

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