‘Straddling Black and White’ Fictionalizes Operation Moses and Tells a Coming-of-Age Ethiopian-Jewish Story

It tells the story from the perspectives of the different characters: Kebede, the father who gets to Israel, Tigest, the pregnant mother who is left behind in Ethiopia with her four young children, and 14-year-old Azmera, who is making the journey to Sudan to hopefully go to Israel and reunite with her father. 

Published by: Jewish Journal
Published on June 29, 2023
Kim Salzman: Straddling Black and White - book review by the Jewish Journal
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