Israel has a local Ethiopian community that includes actors and writers. Instead of hiring them, the country’s media-makers prefer to feature white actors wearing blackface.
The Israeli police officer who was caught on camera beating an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier will not be charged.
Israeli police locked arms to push back hundreds of ethnic Ethiopian anti-racism protesters on Wednesday in Tel Aviv where many tried to block a major traffic artery.
The Israeli police officer who was fired for beating an Ethiopian-Israel soldier said he acted properly in his attempt to arrest and subdue the soldier, who had entered a closed-off area.
Israel’s newly-appointed Religious Services Minister said he would void the marriage authority of municipal rabbinates if they are found to be discriminating against Ethiopian Jews.
Ethiopian-Israelis began protesting against racism and police brutality on a main thoroughfare in Tel Aviv.
Israel has erred in its treatment of Ethiopian immigrants, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said at a state ceremony in memory of the Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel.
Ethiopian-Israeli activists called for a police officer caught on camera beating an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier to be put on trial.