Episode
May 7, 2015

Black and Jewish in Israel

Netanyahu says racism 'won't be tolerated', but what does that mean?
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Jews discriminating against Jews. Is it because they’re black? That’s how black Israelis say they feel. Thousands protested in recent days after a video emerged showing two police officers assaulting an Ethiopian Israeli soldier. Their frustration turned into violent clashes with police, spurring the prime minister to say racism must be eliminated in Israel. But how can it be? Join us at 19:30 GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Fentahun Assefa-Dawit
Director, Tebeka
tebeka.org.il

Ashager Araro @AshagerAraro
Student

David Sheen @davidsheen
Journalist
davidsheen.com

Efrat Yerday
Activist and blogger, 'Hottest Place in Hell'
ha-makom.co.il


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