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Israel / Ethiopian Jews / Blood Bank Donations #401921

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jan 29, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Ramle, Israel: Jerrold Kessel) Sunday's eruption of violence in Jerusalem as Ethiopian Jews stormed the office of Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres following reports that the Israeli blood bank has been discarding donations from Ethiopians for fear of AIDS featured; scenes shown of the demonstrations. [Israel Association for Ethiopian Jews Micha ODENHEIMER - says they feel pushed to the margins of Israeli society.] [PERES - comments on the problem.] The dramatic rescue over the last decade of this "lost tribe of Israel" recalled. [Ethiopian community activist Addisu MESSELE - reacts to the blood bank issue.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Kessel, Jerrold

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