Seth J. Frantzman

Black and White: An Israeli Jew of Ethiopian origin, with a painted face, takes part in a January 2012 protest in front of the Knesset against racism and discrimination.

Israel’s Uncomfortable History of Racist Engineering

The problem of racism in Israel is often brushed off with a collective shrug. But Seth Frantzman says that a troubling history of eugenics can be traced to the state’s founders.

Fitting In: An Ethiopian-Israeli soldier prays at Western Wall in Jerusalem.

Locking Israel’s Ethiopian Problem Away Behind Bars

40% of Ethiopian Israeli soldiers have seen the inside of a military prison. Seth Franzman says the shocking statistic reflects a failure to integrate African immigrants.