While the ‘Generation of the Desert’ was slowly coming to terms with the reality of Israel most students would only meet an Ethiopian adult in a menial position. Language, in that sense, has great power and pride.
Activists for community have criticized the government for failing to bring all remaining members of the Falash Mura in Ethiopia to Israel, who number at least another 5,500.
The decision comes after the chief of police visited Tekah's family.
More than half of the 25 cabinet-level nominations have gone to people of color, and 12 of the 25 are women.
To honor her living legacy and visionary work alongside her husbands, a virtual event was organized by the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and the WIZO.
The government decided in 2015 to help the last remaining Jews in Ethiopia make aliyah.
This trap is apparent in higher education policy where, through attempts to offer equitable collective support, there are deep discriminatory practices.
“It doesn’t make any difference whether we were born here, speak Hebrew fluently and unaccented, or do the army, we are always looked upon differently because of our skin color.”
In October, the Israeli government passed a resolution to reunite 2,000 Ethiopians with their families living in Israel.
Activists are now also concerned that a military operation by the Ethiopian government in the northern province of Tigray could endanger the Falash Mura community in the northern city of Gondar.