I am sure the Russian emigrants didnot have to through this . It is common knowledge taht many of them passed themselves as such in order to leave the URSS. So why impose it to the Ethiopeans or to any other group of emigrants for that matter? All over the world, emigrants are required to learn the language of the country. Religion is not the priority. When will "modern Israel" understand that !
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog calls on government to allow Syrian refugees into Israel (Haaretz)