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.
"We need to first define and identify that which we are trying to defeat, in order to defeat it."
“We all have a responsibility to do more than feel outrage that George Floyd was murdered.”
J Street, with its predictable talking points and focus on a two-state solution, should not be dismissed as a one-trick pony with little impact.
The movement claims that she "has consistently refused to recognise Palestinian heritage, referring to the Palestinians as "thieves of history."
The Grammy-winning composer died from kidney failure after a long illness.
The NYPD spokesperson said that five men were hit by the vehicle, with one sustaining a foot injury.
Wolf, an anti-vaccine activist who has also promoted conspiracy theories about ebola and ISIS, appeared Monday on Fox News.
Sonsol is survived by his wife, Patricia Datz, and sons Diego, Alejandro and Micaela.
What Zoom provides is not real community. At the end of the day, digital fellowship is pyrite, also known as fool’s gold.
The Navy says the waiver granted to Di Liscia has been reversed, but the sailor is disputing the claim.
The letter noted that a law passed just before President Donald Trump left office elevates the position to ambassador level, lending it more prestige and clout within the State Department.
‘Voting for these two parties is voting for the discrimination of Jews and ostracization of Jewish life and the community,’ says head of ACOM organization which fights Israel boycotts.
In a conference on Israel in American politics, former UN ambassador Danny Danon said he expected the US Jewish leadership to support Israel as the US progresses in reestablishing the Iran Deal.
The 2019 law prohibits many civil servants, including police officers, from wearing religious symbols such as hijabs and turbans on the job.
AWD promotes a "race war" the aim of which is to bring about a fascist, white ethno-state, according to the UK's Home Office.
The descendants of Richard Semmel's family friends were granted 200,000 euros by the Museum de Fundatie in Zwolle in the Netherlands, where the previously-owned painting currently sits.
Five leaders of the Lev Tahor group were charged by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and FBI Monday with crimes related to an alleged forced marriage and kidnapping.
Garin is a town in Buenos Aires Province where one of Insud’s laboratories is located. “Moishe” can be used as an antisemitic slur.
None of these sources are comprehensive. Your family was more likely to be mentioned somewhere, for example, if you donated money or if you sent your kids to Jewish schools.
Josh Kushner and Karlie Kloss, the brother and sister-in-law of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, wanted to wait even longer than that to make the baby’s name, Levi Joseph, public.
The caricature depicted a leering Maurice de Hond holding a set of marionette strings. The editor in chief said it recall[s] too many memories of anti-Semitic caricatures of the Nazi period."
Later that day, Clubhouse announced that it had shut down groups that violated its anti-discrimination policies.
CRIF Jewish umbrella group seeks to raise awareness about Halimi in civil society, support efforts to change law.
The US-wide event featured Israeli food trucks, children's activities, chalk art murals, DJs, car parades and numerous other attractions.
It was the first large-scale revolt by Jews during World War II.
“Jewish teens aren't involved in organizational life anymore,” says Russell F. Robinson, JNF-USA CEO.
JPost One-on-One weekly 'Zoomcast': Omri Nahmias with the president and CEO of Jewish Federations of North America Eric Fingerhut
According to local councilor Steven Corr, of the Sinn Fein Party, the incident is the latest in a series of vandalism acts at the cemetery.
The grants will be awarded to congregations who create innovative programs or services to encourage a return to congregants.
Fuel For Truth encourages dialogue, teaches young professionals how to have productive conversations about Israel.
When you're targeted based on your religion, that is an extremely isolating and scary feeling to have."
The items themselves have attracted extremely high bids, with some even selling as high as $7,000.
Two historians joined Jewish philosopher Stanislaw Krajewski in resigning over what they called a form of “politicization” of the state museum.
“The community is very conservative,” the 24-year-old said in an interview on Queens Boulevard and 63rd Drive.
J Street, a liberal Jewish Middle East policy group, is spearheading a bid to keep Biden to his promise of restoring US relations with the Palestinians.
In 2006, Neturei Karta participated in a Holocaust denial convention in Tehran, and even earned the condemnation of the leader of the Satmar Hasidic sect, another anti-Zionist Orthodox group.
The organization, which starts with $2 million, will soon announce its first round of grantees, who will receive $500,000 in total this year.
As of the time of publication, the Zoom registration link for the event, hosted by the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies Program (AMED) at SFSU, is still active.
Attendances have grown to more than 20,000 in recent years and the organisers had expected 100,000 people this year until the coronavirus pandemic struck.
There has been debate over the correct communal response to those accused of sexual misconduct and whether perpetrators should be pushed to the edges of a community.
Lori Linzer, a Hebrew professor at the school, said the move would lower the quality of Hebrew language instruction at Y.U.
In 2015, the European Commission adopted regulations barring the labeling of products from areas it considers occupied by Israel as made in Israel.
Libya once had about 40,000 Jews, who left following the establishment of the State of Israel.
Miami University's Commons locations (dining halls) were not equipped with the correct kosher meals following a mistake from the food vendor.
“UNWRA has made clear their rock-solid commitments to the United States on the issues of transparency, accountability, and neutrality in all its operations.”
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Playing first violin in the struggle for Soviet Jewry.
Wray said some US far-right extremists had traveled to Europe to meet and possibly train with activists.
Though rumors spread that Congresswoman Ilhan Omar made a racist statement, Reuters Fact Check found no evidence that she made the comment.
“I expect Israel's group of friends to grow even wider in the years ahead,” he said.
In light of rising antisemitism in the US, the growing political divide, and mounting social unrest that seems to be sweeping the continent, this query only takes on added urgency.
"This decision... potentially creates a precedent for all hate criminals to simply claim insanity – or decide to smoke, snort or inject drugs, or even get drunk, before committing their crimes."
U.S. assistance to Israel, $3.8 billion a year, overwhelmingly goes to weapons systems.
The report details Klein’s tweets before and after the complaint against him was filed in September.
The Auschwitz state museum has largely stayed out of that debate and maintained its status internationally as a major site of preservation and research.
The congregation’s president, Lee Zoldan, reports that the synagogue has enough cash assets in the bank to continue running comfortably for another year and a half.
Michael Black, the community’s chairman, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency last week that he hopes the violence will “peter out” soon.
CIDI praised the government for its appointment in March of Eddo Verdoner, president of the Central Jewish Board, as the national pointman for fighting antisemitism.
The online celebration will be broadcast on Independence Day at 8:00 PM Israel time/1:00 PM EDT, and features interviews with several alumni of the March of the Living who have moved to Israel.
Lachlan Murdoch, CEO of the Fox Corporation, wrote ADL that Fox News will not be firing Carlson over allegations that he endorsed “replacement theory,” a white supremacist conspiracy.
Madoff's thousands of victims, large and small, included individuals, charities, pension funds and hedge funds.
RZA-Mizrachi hopes that this trip will send a message that when American Jews are comfortable traveling again, Israel should be their first destination.
Some 44 Jews died aboard the Egoz, which tragically sunk in 1961 during a covert mission to rescue Moroccan Jews and bring them to Israel
David Jablinowitz writes about his surprise phone call on Tuesday night from US President Joe Biden during Remembrance Day.
More Jewish communities throughout Europe are reporting a surge in antisemitic rhetoric.
Pendergrass, who represents the town of Columbia and first elected in 1994, said she has a reputation in the chamber for outspokenness.
If Las Vegas is known as a place to have fun, its next-door neighbor Henderson — Nevada’s second-largest city — has become a prime destination for Jewish families.
Consulate-General, Navah organization send stones to Israel to be placed on graves of loved ones
The initiative, as part of the Israeli-American Council's (IAC) "Celebrate Israel" festival, will honor the 73rd birthday of the Jewish state and last until Sunday.
The use of both Yiddish and Hebrew can be seen as a direct call to address hate crimes against Jews in particular, as it appeals to the community as a whole.
The program is offered by the World Zionist Organization and the Defense Ministry.
Born in Romania and raised in Israel, Ben-Yishay served in the Israel Defense Forces. “People who are optimistic and benevolent are more malleable to treatment."
Edelman, now 34, has a Jewish father but was not raised in the religion. It was during his breakout campaign in 2013 that he identified as Jewish in an interview with the NFL Network.
March of the Living to hold online Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration 8:00 PM Israel Time/1:00 PM EDT
A Christian pastor and a group of others had asked the court to lift California’s restriction on at-home gatherings so they could host Bible study classes and prayer groups.
Leifer left Australia for Israel in 2008 when allegations were raised.
The nonprofit used this event to commemorate the six million Jews who were killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust and reflected on rising antisemitism in the US.
The housing is being offered as Private Certified Housing through the university, a program that is unique to the midwestern state.
75-year-old Judge Sandra Feuerstein was killed in a hit-and-run in Boca Raton, Florida; while a six-year-old boy was injured.
The synagogue was opened at a ceremony that included special prayers led by Ukraine & Kyiv Chief Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich.
The march was allegedly organized by white supremacists through Telegram, a popular social media and encrypted messaging application.
In March, the board of trustees had offered Liebowitz a one-year renewal that he argued would make it impossible to follow through on commitments to major donors and secure large gifts.
The letter quoted The Torah to make its case, stating that "You shall not abuse a needy and destitute laborer, whether a fellow countryman or a stranger in one of the communities of your land.”
Hans Achterhuis, the first recipient of the prestigious and royally recognized title of “thinker of the Fatherland,” made the remarks in an interview on the role of religion in the modern state.
“She had a lot of style,” he said. “She knew everyone. My friends who were much younger than she was, they loved her. She was the life of the party.”
Grafton Thomas, now 38, has already been declared unfit to stand trial multiple times.
The ambassador and mayor gave Israel Yadlin a certificate of appreciation for his heroism as well as a birthday present.
“Despite four revisions, the approved ethnic studies curriculum remains firmly rooted in Critical Ethnic Studies, a narrow conceptualization of the field that is politically- and activist-driven."
As part of the campaign, the survivors recorded videos explaining how words eventually led to the atrocities committed during the Holocaust.
Cox said his mask had a picture from the Nuremberg trials printed on it, and compared the bill to the Nazis’ infringement on “the rights of parents.”
For those unaware, “jap” is a racial slur used against Japanese people. World War II-era America best showcases the dangers of this hateful word.
My job as JTA Europe correspondent isn’t helping me put distance from the genocide. Clearly I’m partly responsible for introducing my very young children to horrific facts.
In the weeks following Leonard’s video game slur, he has spent over 30 hours learning with Andrusier and working with organizations in the community.
Initially doing so at the start of the pandemic technically violated a 2001 decision by the Conservative movement’s Jewish law authority.
An internal ethics panel made the decision not to take disciplinary action against Tadeusz Guz, a priest and faculty member at the Catholic University of Lublin.
Within five weeks, the organization raised $17,000 online from over 250 donors and over $13,000 in other grants.