Diaspora Jewry is the collective name for the Jewish communities outside of the Land of Israel. Historically, these communities go back to big historical events like the Babylonian exile, the siege of Jerusalem and the expulsion from Spain. Today, the biggest Diaspora communities exist in the United States, France, Canada, the UK and Russia.
Google says it’s looking into the search results and wants to improve them. But according to researchers, the results may not be an accident.
The investigation into the rapper's comments has stopped due to him being in a different country at the time of posting.
The contents of the capsule revealed details about the vibrant Sephardi Jewish community in the city.
A Jewish woman who escaped from and helped destroy a sex-trafficking ring, is getting public recognition in Buenos Aires, the city where she became known as a symbol of feminist resistance.
"She changed the course of American law. And even when her views did not prevail, she still fought," Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt said.
Though the museum will not open until 2026, it has begun to offer educational programs and conduct historical research.
“He deserves a second chance,” said the municipality of the city of Haarlem.
Fifteen of the top 25 biggest political donors this cycle are Jewish or of Jewish origin.
Visits to the museum located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan will be free through the end of December. The museum will allow special preview visits by members beginning on Thursday.
The singer said he would interview the assistant secretary for health, Adm. Dr. Brett Giroir, with parts of their conversation on Thursday to be shared with Jewish media outlets.
“And what is the difference between Adolf Hitler and Donald Trump?” Deutsch said. “I’m not saying there’s a Holocaust, but when you look at the tactics, that is where we are right now.”
The second definition is closer to the one familiar to the Jewish community: “To chat, banter, or joke (with a person), esp. in a lighthearted or informal manner; to fool around.”
Iskandarani managed to find one of her great-grandmother’s old identity cards in Beirut lying in a trove of documents that her family had meticulously preserved for decades.
“DO NOT test your child for covid,” the message began. “The city has released new guidelines that mandate CLOSURE of an ENTIRE SCHOOL if there are two positive tests in the school.”
The story of how they built their family isn’t as typical.
The enforcement measures could include closing businesses and schools, moves that would inflame already strained relations between the communities and the city.
Witnesses and relatives of the four Hyper Cacher victims — Yohan Cohen, Yoav Hattab, Michel Saada and Philippe Braham — spoke before the court.
Extending an olive branch, the signatories offered to meet with McCarthy to discuss how these tactics undermine the current bipartisan effort against antisemitism.
"We tend to forget that the Holocaust was not only the murder of Jewish people, but the attempt at total erasure of their names, their places of birth and death."
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Throughout her life, then, and in all respects, RBG followed in the original Ruth’s footsteps; in all respects, that is, except one.
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Executive director of the Jewish Democratic Council of America insists Jewish voters trust Biden on all issues, will increase share of Jewish vote in upcoming election
Antisemitism has never really vanished, said Lauder, 75 years after the end of World War II, and “no one can be indifferent to antisemitism today.”
Texas senator lauds UAE, Bahrain normalization as ‘fruit’ of US embassy move to Jerusalem, withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal.
“My job is to be a representative in Israel for Facebook, and to speak at Facebook on behalf of Israel and the Jewish Diaspora,” she said.
In January 2018, Chelsea started its campaign, which Buck says will continue indefinitely.
Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt of Adas Israel, a Conservative congregation in Washington, opened the memorial at the court with a Jewish service.
In Ottawa, a man spat at worshippers at an outdoor service and called them “dirty f***ing Jews” as he drove by on Saturday.
United’s executive offices called last week to tell her that the flight schedule would be changed.
The Israeli-American movie star rewrote three classic children’s stories — “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Three Little Pigs” and “Country Mouse and City Mouse.”
The weekly announced Wednesday that it will suspend publication.
However, in the months that followed, a fuller and more disturbing narrative about the attack surfaced.
Nearly 50 organizations and more than 130 members of the Jewish community signed the statement.
This year, Jews are facing a challenging situation that may prevent them from properly exercising their religious traditions.
Ginsburg, who over the course of her long legal career championed gender equality and other liberal causes, in recent years became something of a pop icon for the American left.
The competition annually hosts thousands of the top game board competitors hailing from over one hundred countries, which makes it the largest game board tournament of the year.
Khaled was a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which hijacked El Al Flight 219 on September 6, 1970.
The NRM is active in five different Scandinavian nations, including functioning as a political party in Sweden.
Even though Ginsburg was not a religious leader, she shared many similarities with Judaism’s famous rabbis.
The Minnesota congresswoman has long been accused of expressing antisemitic beliefs.
The event was organized in coordination with the local government to comply with COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.
Local Jews are eager for the tourists to return, but with most flights into Baku on hold, including from Tel Aviv, that prospect remains far off.
Kaddish is traditionally recited only by immediate family members, and only after a person is buried. But the outpouring of grief for Ginsburg has prompted many to reach for the tradition regardless.
Corleone sings in his 10th album, The Phantom Threat, about wanting his children to “live like Jewish investors” and of being “determined like Adolf.”
Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation (HB 1135) on Friday, before Rosh Hashanah, which authorized the creation of the special license plate.
This vote is critical in determining whether or not Columbia will continue its investments with companies who do business in Israel.
“We’re trying to change lives, to put a lot of these young youths, young adults, single mothers, single parents, parents, anybody, on the right track,” Harris said.
Marlowe told the “Good Morning Washington” show on WJLA-Ch. 7 that she also printed out several copies of the Mourner’s Kaddish to say at the Supreme Court in honor of Ginsburg.
Six months after the coronavirus brought much of European Jewish life to a halt, communities across the continent have mostly adjusted to life under the cloud of a global pandemic.
On Twitter, Rabbi Michael Latz reported that a colleague had “rushed the bimah” with a note scrawled on a piece of paper ripped from a spiral notebook: “RBG died.”
"All Jews have had this horrible experience where we come out of a Shabbos or holiday where we find out about something… Yom Kippur last year was when we found out about the shooting in Germany."
“I am a judge born, raised and proud of being a Jew,” she wrote in an essay for the American Jewish Committee in 1996.
Last week, the Paris prosecutor's office announced that it had opened an investigation into the rapper for "provocation of racial hatred."
With antisemitism on the rise in America, American Jews are looking at backing up their finances in Israel.
“Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg selflessly pursued truth and justice in a world of division, giving voice to the voiceless and uplifting those who were pushed aside," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Ginsburg had told her family shortly before she passed away on Friday that it was “fervent wish” that she not be replaced until there is a new president.
The beloved series won every comedy category for its sixth and final season, and the younger Levy alone won four awards.
The exquisite, agonizing time of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing underscored one of the great lessons of her own life and of Rosh Hashanah: how we make use of the time God grants us matters.
Enamored with the opposing, predominately Black squad, his father decided to ask the U-16 coach to let his son try out for the team. The coach agreed.
The service included a festive sundown celebration stacked with live shofar-blowing, among other activities.
J Street, AJC, URJ and others issued statements mourning the passing of the first Jewish woman on the Supreme Court.
"This is not who we are as New Yorkers and I am directing the New York State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to assist in the investigation immediately," said the NY Governor's Office.
It may sound like fantasy, but Barry’s new novel tells the true story of American Jewish boxers in the years leading up to World War II, who played an active role in fighting Nazism in the US.
The flag was seen sprawled out across bushes by the condominium on two instances, one of which was documented by a resident of the building next door.
Rabbi Hirsch stated that "liberal Jews can... join the struggle for racial justice – we must join that struggle – while distancing from those who peddle hatred of Jews."
News of her death traveled quickly via social media, and became a focal point in many New Year's services, religious leaders and observant Jews said.
While the official Smiffys site markets the costume as "wwii evacuee girl," at least one major site which sold the costume overseas had marketed it as an "Anne Frank costume."
"We asked the Belarusians not to let the pilgrims enter the Belarusian territory, they didn't listen, and not they will have to clean up."
‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ director Liz Garbus on learning the Jewish tradition of activism from her famous father.
The way that QAnon ideas tend to propagate means that large numbers of people are encountering and absorbing antisemitic tropes all the time.
At the former concentration camp Bogdanovka, in southern Ukraine, a note with three swastikas was addressed to three prominent Jews.
According to the report, the court’s administration is reluctant to change the date of the hearing because of concerns connected to the separation of church and state.
Judges, lawyers, political figures and community leaders remembered Gants as a legal giant, passionate in his dedication to equal justice and steeped in compassion for people from all walks of life.
“The ability to give back in other ways than monetary ways just means a lot."
That model, its publisher and newly formed foundation hope, will allow the paper to stave off the financial pressures that have caused many papers to shutter or switch to digital only in recent years
Fox News guests and hosts have, like Gingrich, blamed Soros for the unrest and violence accompanying protests this summer.
The announcement comes nearly a year after a violent attack on the synagogue in Halle, on Yom Kippur, which left two passersby dead.
The product was removed from the catalog this week following complaints.
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Officials from both countries tweeted in English and Hebrew. Also, the UAE's leading English daily published a Rosh Hashanah section.
The passing of the resolution makes ASU the second university in the United States to adopt the IHRA definition.
The JCRC has stated that narratives should go beyond the four foundational groups of California.
The project included creating a video that showed 40 of South Africa's Rabbanim and Chazanim come together to sing the Jewish prayer of 'Avinu Malkeinu.'
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Rabbi Moishe Chanowitz will blow the shofar on the border between French St Martin and Dutch Sint Maarten in the Caribbean.
Britain's Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and leader of Her Majesty's Opposition, Kier Starmer, have both released Rosh Hashana messages.
Plane hijacker Leila Khaled is due to address San Francisco State University's Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas study program on September 23.
The Health Department recommends filling synagogues to no more than 33% capacity indoors and keeping 6 feet of distance between worshippers.
If “education and education and enlightenment are not enough” to curb such tendencies, “we must resort to … disciplinary action."
“The fact that no one in leadership, beginning with us, had previously read this advertising insert until this issue was surfaced by a reader is distressing."
Sandler said she was inspired to think about her legacy after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor four years ago with a median survival rate of 18 months.
Brazil is home to a 120,000-strong Jewish community, half living in Sao Paulo. In 2019, a record-high 700 Brazilian Jews moved to Israel, according to the Jewish Agency.
Animal welfare activists oppose the slaughter of animals for kosher and halal meat because it precludes stunning before the animals’ throats are cut.
The letter makes clear that the consequences of not complying could be steep.
“We are alarmed by growing antisemitic discourse in Poland and scapegoating of the Jewish community, which run counter to our nations’ shared values.”