A Test for the Younger Generation

The younger generation of Israeli-Ethiopians, some born in Israel, insists on fighting against Israel's discriminatory policy that is ending emigration from Ethiopia.

Each time an Israeli government tried over the last two decades to end the emigration of Falashmura, it was faced with a coalition of Jewish-American lobbyists, rabbis, Shas and national-religious politicians, and veteran activists from the Israeli-Ethiopian community itself − all demanding to keep the process going. This alliance usually had wide backing from the Israeli media, whose reporters were rarely...