Article on Ethiopian Jews Who Made Aliyah
December27, 2012 Filed in: Social Status
I found this article to be real interesting. After seeing the absolute poverty and persecution that Ethiopian Jews have lived under in Ethiopia, for them to enjoy any level of success integrating into a first world country is remarkable!
It is a blessing to hear that in less than one generation, that there are doctoral students and nearly half of the high school students qualify for college. It is a credit both to the Israeli society and to Ethiopian stamina! It shows what any race can overcome if they value education and consider opportunities to advance their position as a privilege.
Except that there is no immigrant group anywhere in the world — there just isn’t — that achieved so much in such a short amount of time, when the initial conditions were so hard.
Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/culture/2012/12/exempt-from-racism.html