Ethiopian Protests Highlight Israel’s Racial Fault Lines / Podcast

Shoshi Shmuluvitz reports on the very complicated picture these recent events have painted of race in Israeli society.

Tomer Appelbaum

A case of police brutality against an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier sparked a series of protests that turned violent. It also brought an issue to the surface that has been simmering, silently, for decades. Racism — particularly Jews being racist against other Jews — is something that many Israelis find deeply disturbing. Shoshi Shmuluvitz reports on the very complicated picture these recent events have painted of race in Israeli society.