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Ethiopian Jews Challenging Israeli Police Brutality Through Song

AFRICANGLOBE - Throughout the decades, Ethiopian Jews have suffered discrimination. In the late 1990s, it was discovered that Israel’s health services were throwing out blood donations from Ethiopian Jews allegedly over fears of diseases contracted in Africa. Accusations have also been raised that Israel has deliberately tried to curb birth rates in its Ethiopian Jewish communities. Today there’s around 150,000 people in the Israel Ethiopian community, some 2% of the country’s 9 million citizens.

Israel Hit By Race Riots After Ethiopian Jew Is Murdered By...

AFRICANGLOBE - Israel is currently being consumed by violent protests over the killing of an unarmed Ethiopian Israeli teen, leading to turned-over cars, burning tires, and even a few injuries. An off-duty police officer killed 19-year-old Solomon Tekah on Sunday after the bullet he shot at the ground allegedly bounced up and mortally wounded the teenager.

Photos Of African Refugees Being Humiliated In Israel Causes Outrage

AFRICANGLOBE - The scene took place in Tel Aviv, Israel and began to circulate online two days later, causing outrage. In the photos, a bare-chested Black man has his hair grabbed and pulled by a white man who takes a photo of them both. “It was like he was saying to this person, ‘You are inferior to me, entertain me’”

Israel To Close Its Embassy In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Israel is planning to withdraw its ambassador to South Africa after Pretoria began steps to downgrade its relations with Tel Aviv, Israeli radio reported yesterday.

Israelis ‘Undergo Jewish DNA Test Before Being Allowed To Marry’

AFRICANGLOBE - Israel’s rabbinate “has been performing genetic testing on Israelis from the former Soviet Union, to check if they are ‘genetically Jewish’ as a condition for marriage registration”, according to Ynet.

Israel Pushing For Foothold In Africa With Military Training

AFRICANGLOBE - A report says Israeli commandos are training local forces in more than a dozen African nations where Israeli arms exporters are already accused of being complicit in war crimes.

Israel: No Country For Black People

AFRICANGLOBE - Recently, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that African refugees had three months to get out of the country.Describing African refugees numbering about 40,000 as “infiltrators”, Netanyahu said they had two choices. They could either accept a once-off payment of $3500 (R42300) and relocate to another African country or spend the rest of their life in jail in Israel.

Fighting For The Wrong Cause: CNN Fires Marc Lamont For Expressing...

AFRICANGLOBE - During a speech at the United Nations on Wednesday, author and activist Marc Lamont Hill spoke out about the treatment of Palestinians in Israel. The comments have received backlash and he has been fired from CNN. Hill said, “We have an opportunity to not just offer solidarity in words but to commit to political action, grassroots action, local action, and international action that will give us what justice requires and that is a free Palestine from the river to the sea.”

Black People Are Monkeys Says Israel’s Chief Rabbi

AFRICANGLOBE – The Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel called Black people “monkeys” during his weekly sermon on Saturday evening. Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, a notorious hate preacher was addressing Jewish legal aspects of the blessing on seeing fruit trees blossoming, during the current Hebrew month of Nissan, and, specifically, whether one should bless one tree or at least two.

Israeli Prime Minister Boasts Of Israel’s War On Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - In February, the dean of an Israeli university gave his students an exam that contained a question which compared Africans to rats. In the test authored and administered by Moshe Kaspi, a dean at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, students were asked to calculate the cost of removing rodents from Tel Aviv, transferring them to a holding center in the south of the country, and then shipping them to Africa, where they would be experimented on.

Israel Targets Senegal Over UN Security Council Vote

AFRICANGLOBE - Senegal become the first African country to incur Israel’s wrath over the December 23 UN Security Council vote, after Tel Aviv announced it was cutting aid and cancelled a planned visit by Senegalese Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye. This marks the first diplomatic face-off between the two countries since they renewed relations three decades ago.

Israel’s Netanyahu Attempts To Punish The African Nation Of Angola

AFRICANGLOBE - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to announce on Tuesday that Israel will suspend all development aid to the African nation of Angola following the latter’s support of a recent UN resolution condemning Israeli West Bank construction. This is the latest in a series of retaliatory, diplomatic measures against those who allegedly went against the Jewish State. Angola is one of 14 countries who supported the anti-Israel resolution.

Public Opinion Is Turning Against Israel In America

AFRICANGLOBE - The Israeli government has decided it couldn’t care less about the American administration, governments in Europe and the public opinion. The growing support in the US for sanctions against Israel is setting off alarm bells, but the government doesn’t hear a thing.

Declassified Documents Reveal Israel And Apartheid South Africa Conducted Nuclear Test...

AFRICANGLOBE - At the break of dawn on September 22, 1979, an American VELA spy satellite detected a double flash of light over the South Atlantic Ocean. The mysterious flash caused panic in the White House and President Jimmy Carter was immediately briefed on it. The American administration was concerned that this flash could be a secret nuclear test that someone was trying to hide. The three immediate suspects were: the Soviet Union, South Africa and Israel.

Ethiopian Judaism Identical To That Practiced By Ancient Jews?

AFRICANGLOBE - Dr. Yossi Ziv has been researching the religious rituals of the Ethiopian Jewish population still in Ethiopia and discovered that they maintained the same customs and traditions as the Jews of the Second Temple period for the past two thousand years. "It’s knowledge which hasn't been written anywhere, and has been preserved in their traditions," the researcher said. "They have been curating ancient customs that have disappeared from the world. They provide examples of how the leaders of the nation of Israel would have behaved during the time of the Second Temple."

African Teen Beaten To Death In Israel For Allegedly Flirting With...

AFRICANGLOBE - Two weeks ago two Israeli teens murdered Babikir Adham-Uvdo, a Darfuri asylum seeker who lived in the city of Petah Tikva, not far from Tel Aviv. Adham-Uvdo was attacked after he reportedly spoke to two white teenage girls. The Jewish teenagers kicked him in the head for an hour and a half, leaving him for dead. His body was found and brought to Rabin Medical Center. After four days in the hospital, Adham-Uvdo was taken off life support and died.