© CNRS / Daniel FRIEDMANN - 2009

Reference

2132

Marrano chronicle, Ethiopia 2007

Almost all the Ethiopian Jews known for long under the name of Falashas (exiled, foreigners) but who called themselves as Beta Israel (House of Israel) immigrated to Israel from the beginning of the eighties.

As this exodus went along, many families who had converted to Christianity for generations started to look for immigration to Israel where a lot of them had already relatives. The aim of their conversion had been to escape the religious and social discrimination.

Encouraged with the immigration to Israel of those who had remained faithful to the old religion, they started also in the nineties to claim their hidden identity and their right to immigrate to Israel.

Duration

00:54:00

Production year

Définition

SD

Color

Color

Sound

Sound

Version(s)

French
English

Original material

Video DV Cam

Director(s)

Daniel FRIEDMANN

Author(s)

Production

CNRS Institute(s)

Regional office(s)

Scientific topics

CNRS Images,

Our work is guided by the way scientists question the world around them and we translate their research into images to help people to understand the world better and to awaken their curiosity and wonderment.