David Saks of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) in his letter, “Colour is not an issue for Jews in Israel” (June 13) further reveals his blinkers when he attempts to rebut the realities that Israel is a racist and apartheid state — most especially when it comes to black minorities, including Ethiopian and Yemeni Jews. 

The scandal erupted in 2013 when the Ethiopian community investigated why birth rates had fallen dramatically. In a repetition of what happened to Yemeni women, who were sterilised during the 1950s, the scandal revealed that Ethiopian women had been given birth control without their consent...

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