Ethiopian becomes Israeli commander

Mekonen Abeba immigrated to Israel from an Ethiopian village after the death of his father. He then overcame many challenges to become a paratrooper and then an officer in the IDF. Please help complete the inspiring film “Mekonen: The Journey of an Ethiopian Jew”.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seQg362Gmks

http://www.causematch.com/projects/mekonen-an-idf-story-of-leadership-and-triumph/

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