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Despite diplomas, Ethiopian Israelis can’t find jobs

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/despite_diplomas_ethiopian_israelis_cant_find_jobs_20081225

Of the approximately 4,500 Ethiopian Israelis who have earned university degrees, fewer than 15 percent have found work in their professions, according to a recent study. Instead, most end up working temporary public-sector jobs serving the Ethiopian Israeli community, remaining disconnected from the larger professional Israeli workforce.

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