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  • Israelis Asked 'Are Ethiopians Jews?' Answers Might Surprise You Posted on 12 May 2015

     

    It may not be scientific, but a video showing Israelis responding to the question "Are Ethiopian Jews part of the Jewish people" is certainly intriguing given the recent protests over discrimination towards the community, particularly from the police.

    There is no doubt that Ethiopian Jews face some level of racism - a fact graphically highlighted by the shocking footage of an Ethiopian-Jewish soldier being beaten by a policeman, which helped trigger the riots.

    But while the poison of racism may exist in some corners, nearly all the Israelis quizzed by Corey Gil-Shuster in September last year - who founded the Ask an Israeli/Ask a Palestinian Project - had the same response...

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