From an Ethiopian Village to Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv Journeys Podcast

Mehereta Baruch-Ron joins Rogel Alpher to discuss her incredible transformation from Ethiopian village child to Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv.

Mehereta Baruch-Ron / Via TLV1
Mehereta Baruch-Ron / Via TLV1

Mehereta Baruch-Ron is Deputy Mayor of the Tel Aviv municipality. Originally from Ethiopia, she embarked on a long journey to Israel via Sudan with two of her sisters when she was just 10 years old. Her parents bought her first pair of shoes for her in preparation for the trip to Israel.

She joins Rogel Alpher to share stories from her incredible transformation: From a child growing up in an African village with no electricity or running water to a successful theatre-actress-turned-politician in Israel.