Israeli sitcom about interracial marriage wins International Emmy

Israeli sitcom about interracial marriage wins International Emmy

JTA Team, JTA, 11/20/2018

An Israeli comedy series about the marriage between an Ethiopian Jewish man and an Ashkenazi Jewish woman -the first sitcom in Israel to feature a black actor in a lead role.

Meet the Director of ‘Fig Tree,’ a New Film About Young Love in the Midst of the Ethiopian Civil War

Meet the Director of 'Fig Tree,' a New Film About Young Love in the Midst of the Ethiopian Civil War

Anya Wassenberg, OkayAfrica, 09/14/2018

At TIFF, we talked to Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian, the Ethiopian-Israeli filmmaker telling a story that has parallels to her own life.

Israeli-Ethiopian Instagram Heartthrob Andebet Ayalla Is Breaking Local Modeling Boundaries

Israeli-Ethiopian Instagram Heartthrob Andebet Ayalla Is Breaking Local Modeling Boundaries

Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 09/05/2018

Andebet Ayalla stands out in the Israeli modeling world. The lanky 25-year-old with a flair for wearing Dior, Gosha Rubchinskiy, and a variation of fanny packs is one of the few Ethiopian Jews in the country's fashion industry.

Israeli, Ethiopian and Gay

Israeli, Ethiopian and Gay

Team Be’chol Lashon, Jewish&, 06/27/2018

What does it mean to be young, Ethiopian, Israeli and gay?

FUNNY, YOU DON’T SEEM ETHIOPIAN

FUNNY, YOU DON’T SEEM ETHIOPIAN

Barbara Sofer, The Jerusalem Post, 04/07/2018

Helen tries to define what’s so incongruous about her. It’s her body language. She walks and talks assertively, takes charge and gives orders. She makes eye contact with everyone.