Window Into the Life of an Ethiopian Immigrant Family

Dalia Betolin-Sherman is the first writer to succeed in giving readers a glimpse of the private world of an Ethiopian family in Israel, and of the maturation process undergone by one of its daughters.

“Ekh Sheha’olam Neheyah Lavan” ‏(“How the World Turned White”‏), by Dalia Betolin-Sherman. Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 141 pages, NIS 88

“How the world turned white and the streets filled with people and there were sidewalks and they paved roads instead of dirt and sand. And we saw cars and hardly any animals. And pale women strolled in short pants and...