Teklit Michael, who has worked odd jobs since arriving in Israel in 2007, called it “complete nonsense” to call African asylum-seekers “infiltrators.”
A group of more than 100 Eritreans had until Sunday to decide whether to go to a third country in Africa or go to prison.
Some Israeli bigots have turned African asylum seekers into scapegoats for all things wrong in their lives.
I realized that I didn’t have a single friend who was Jewish and of African descent whose stories made me want to book a flight.
My family were refugees that came to Israel. Now the government turns away those who are.
Mara Getz Sheftel and husband Rabbi Josh Wineberg are assisting a refugee mother and daughter from Eritrea.
Israel is prosecuting an Eritrean woman for child abuse after she performed a circumcision on her toddler son.
Israeli Jews aiming to attack Palestinians are instead harming innocents by mistake — first Mizrahi Jews, now an Eritrean immigrant. Sigal Samuel says it’s no coincidence that these victims are getting caught in the crossfire.
Escaping forced labor, trekking through the Sinai, and struggling to find refuge in Israel: that’s not just the Exodus narrative — it’s also the story of Tekle, an African refugee.
Israel will release 138 Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers who the nation’s Supreme Court ruled were being held illegally.