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Survey: 90% of Ethiopian Israelis Resist Interracial Marriage
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Intermarriage between between Jews from different ethnic backgrounds has increased steadily over the past several decades, and people say that this is solving the socioeconomic gaps that existed between Ashkenazim and Sephardim in Israeli society. However, Ethiopian Israelis seem to be exempt from the trend, so far. According to a Central Bureau of Statistics report published on, about 90 percent of Ethiopians - 93 percent of men and 85 percent of women - marry within their community. The statistical portrait of Ethiopian Israelis was published to coincide with the community's Sigd holiday, which is celebrated every year on the 29th of Heshvan on the Hebrew calendar, which is today. At the end of , there were , people of Ethiopian descent in Israel, including nearly 81, people born in Ethiopia and about 38, native Israelis about 32 percent of the community who had at least one parent who was born in Ethiopia.
My wife and I are considering traveling to Israel next year. We've never traveled in that area of the world and therefore don't know very much about it however some of what we've read online has given us a few concerns. We are both American citizens however I am frequently mistaken for Arab while my wife is very light skinned and of European decent.
Anti-miscegenation laws or miscegenation laws are laws that enforce racial segregation at the level of marriage and intimate relationships by criminalizing interracial marriage and sometimes also sex between members of different races. Anti-miscegenation laws were first introduced in North America from the late seventeenth century onwards by several of the Thirteen Colonies , and subsequently by many US states and US territories and remained in force in many US states until After the Second World War , an increasing number of states repealed their anti-miscegenation laws. In , in landmark case Loving v. Virginia , the remaining anti-miscegenation laws were held to be unconstitutional by the U.