The Name My Mother Gave Me  השם שאמי נתנה לי


Saturday, March 13, 2010, 8:00 pm
A year-long leadership training program takes Ethiopian-born and Russian-born Israeli adolescents to the Jewish pockets of Ethiopia to rediscover their unique heritage. This journey forces the young Ethiopian Jews to confront memories and traditions that they left behind in the old country. The dramatic Ethiopian terrain has a tremendous impact on both the Ethiopians and the Russians, leading them to some deeply moving resolutions about themselves as individuals and as part of as a larger group.
Country: Israel
Release Date: 2008
Time: 60 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Language: Hebrew & Amharic with English subtitles
Director: Eli Tal-El
Topics: Immigrants to Israel