Ethiopian-Israelis Still Struggling to Find Their Place in the Business World

Among 5000 members of boards of directors in the country, there is not a single Ethiopian; Immigration of Ethiopian Jews to Israel first started in the 70s.

In the rush to fill 400 positions on boards of directors at government companies, Ethiopian Israelis want to be considered too. They expect Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to keep his promise to set up a program to further employment opportunities for their community, which is among the poorest in the country.