IN PICTURES: A traditional Christian Eritrean wedding in Tel Aviv
Jerusalem Post | 02/24/201
While the tens of thousands of Eritrean migrants living in
Bride Azeb Ghebremichael and groom Testfom Girmay wear traditional dress during an Eritrean Orthodox Christian wedding ceremony.
Christian Eritrean migrants were resplendent in traditional dress, celebrating during a Tewahdo or Orthodox wedding ceremony in
More than 50,000 Africans – mainly Sudanese and Eritreans – have in the past eight years crossed into Israel surreptitiously through a once-porous, and now fenced border with
Christian Eritrean migrants in traditional dress celebrate during a Tewahdo or Orthodox wedding ceremony
Many say they seek asylum from war-torn homelands, but Israel dismisses most as illegal job seekers although some have been granted limited visas.
Authorities complain of heightened social tensions in more impoverished parts of Tel Aviv where Africans settle.