Ethiopian Jews
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Ethiopia's Jewish community divided

As Jewish people around the world marked the festival of Passover, thousands of Jews living in northern Ethiopia, did not have much to celebrate.

Many have been left disappointed by an Israeli government decision to end a 30-year-old programme that saw tens thousands of Ethiopian Jews airlifted to the Holy Land.

And many families are grappling with being separated from their loved ones, as Focus on Africa's Emmanuel Igunza found out in the north-western city of Gondar.

  • 24 Apr 2014
  • From the section Africa
Go to next video: Ethiopian Jews brought to Israel