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.
After commuting between three continents for years, it was time to move back to Jerusalem. The wheel has come full circle
Yocheved Sidof is an inspiration to many, knowing no boundaries or limitations to what she wants to achieve
Once top of the Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted Nazi criminals, Demjanjuk said he was drafted into the Soviet army in 1941 and then taken prisoner by the Germans.
It is not easy to trace Isaac’s biography, and one has to collect fragments and pieces of evidence from different sources, although there is still missing information
Finnish police were investigating two antisemitic incidences in the country, as the world marked Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Natan Sharansky on his 3D Test of Antisemitism – demonization, delegitimization and double standards.
Varda Yoran’s storied journey led her from China to the US via Israel
Four Chabad Houses around the island nation will offer Jews a home from home during this summer's Games.
The Jewish highlight came when Vampire Weekend, led by Jewish rocker Ezra Koenig, won best alternative album of the year.
Tara Rios, 47, of Hudson, was arraigned in Livingston Town Court on Saturday and charged with first-degree harassment as a hate crime, according to local reports.
The photos released on Monday, marked as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, are part of a project of the Royal Photographic Societ.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation mission, accordingly, is to support the "consolidation, restoration and long-term maintenance of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps."
Both Ilhan Omar and Jeremy Corbyn tweeted in support of Holocaust Remembrance Day, immediately drawing criticism from Jewish organizations.
“The world did not care. That’s when [Hitler] knew that he could build this factory of death,” Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress said.
The president called upon Americans and people globally to stand united against intolerance, to ensure that such horrors can never happen again.
President Reuven Rivlin participates in a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau camps by the Soviet forces.
'Thou shall not be indifferent,' says Holocaust survivor.
‘My fear is that with the passage of time, the tragic events of the Holocaust could get old’
The rabbis claim that the existence and presence of the church is a slight to the memory of those who perished and fell victim to the Holocaust.
The group laid a wreath in front of the wall to display solidarity with the more than one million prisoners murdered at the Nazi "death factory."
According to the report, the suspects conducted several robberies before breaking into the building of Khal Chassidim looking for a place to hide.
The surveys, released on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, come amid warnings.
'When we say never again, we need to mean it'
Mark Rutte apologized for how his kingdom’s wartime government failed its Jews, a first by a sitting prime minister.
Though many around the world commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by focusing on those horrors, 97-year-old Judith Rosenberg remembers the love she found afterwards
Former president of the Philippines Manuel Quezon saved 1,300 Jews during the Holocaust. B’nai Brith and the Philippines Cultural Center in Tel Aviv will honor him at different events.
"Going back is my way of saying that I lived, we lived. Am Yisrael Chai," said one survivor.
Between 2018 and 2019, there was a 60% increase in antisemitic hate crimes
The piece claimed that Palestinians, "who did not participate in the massacre of European Jews by the Nazis have to pay the price for that crime or are accused of antisemitism."
Jobbik, a Hungarian far-right party who critics call institutionally antisemitic, has elected a man with Jewish roots, Peter Jakab, as its president.
"It's important for women to know that early detection is key. As a community, as a society, we need to figure out a way so that everyone has access to a mammogram."
Bloomberg is rolling out “United for Mike,” the name for his Jewish campaign
It starts with Sanders’ declaration of pride in being Jewish
The candle should include personal information about the individual who perished, including details of their age at their time of death, where they lived and their profession.
Michael Wolf was sworn in Wednesday in a ceremony with 12 other new police officers following a year-long training, Asbury Park Press reported.
The word “Heil” was also painted nearby.
Last week, King Mohammed VI attended the inauguration for Bayt Dakira, which means House of Memory in Arabic.
The deli's menu includes traditional and gluten-free bagels, salad sandwiches and traditional dishes such as "Zish's potato knishes," as well as deli salads and "a bisl more."
More than 350 items were found about two months ago in Wieliczka.
According to the World Jewish Congress, about 6,500 Jews live in New Zealand.
Holocaust survivor Eva Erben is impacting school students in Germany. “Your story is a story of hope,” a student said.
Jewish leader terms commentary a boost for right-wing extremists
The Democratic presidential hopeful added that he disagreed with BDS as a strategy to resolve the conflict because it lays all the blame at the feet of Israel.
Soon-to-be-published memoir by Dita Kraus details harrowing childhood experience guarding precious books; provides rare glimpse into the family camp in Auschwitz
A report on the Holocaust referred to 'occupation' of Palestinian territories, concluding "some [Israelis] will always see their nation through the prism of persecution."
A joint delegation of Muslims from the Muslim World League and Jews from the American Jewish Committee gathered today at the Auschwitz Museum, where both Muslim and Jewish prayers were said.
Polish President Andrzej Duda published an opinion piece in 'The Washington Post' on Thursday in which he discusses the Nazi crimes committed on Polish soil, and Polish resistance to them.
How is it possible the religious parties have failed to inspire the majority of Israelis to feel closer to Judaism and to foster a greater appreciation for the Jewish way of living?
World Holocaust Forum head insists there was no contact between organizers and Putin regarding Polish president.
The fifth annual World Holocaust Forum begins today at 1:30 p.m.
As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the message is clear – antisemitism has no place in our global society.
The ornate crown of a Torah scroll donated in memory of 2002 terrorism victim Michal Franklin, believed to have been stolen several years ago, recently was offered for sale on eBay.
The bipartisan delegation led by Pelosi visited JCC Krakow on Tuesday after visiting the site of the former Auschwitz Nazi camp
Jeff Goldblum recounts his history on TV, including how Judaism helped him decide to become an actor
Cantwell is one of about 25 defendants in a lawsuit filed against the organizers of the 2017 neo-Nazi “Unite The Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
One scene deleted from the film was the “Otto” scene, which features a radical, first-century Jewish revolutionary who has the same dreams as the young Adolf Hitler
Jambon visited the home of Maria Nowak, a Polish woman who risked her life to save Jews during the Holocaust, to celebrate her 100th birthday.
The church, which remains operational and fully functional to this day, represents one of today’s most imminent threats to the integrity of Holocaust memory.
The episode that aired Tuesday night explored the family trees of actor Jeff Goldblum, NPR host Terry Gross and comedian Marc Maron.
‘I’ve always had that altruistic streak and always sought out ways to help where I could,’ donor Eric Steger said.
New Pew poll shows that 66% of Americans know the Holocaust involved the mass-murder of Jews, and pluralities of Americans have basic understanding of Holocaust in multiple choice questions.
Claims Conference poll finds that there is too little Holocaust education in schools.
Vidana Boshkova Micevska, an adamant SDSM supporter, ethnically profiled Mizrahi on Facebook. After receiving backlash for her original antisemitic post, she countered with more hate speech.
"It is important to emphasize that Budapest has the third largest Jewish community in Europe, and the second largest synagogue in the world," Justice Minister Judith Verga asserted.
Life is Beautiful jump started the 'feel-good Holocaust movie' phenomenon, but people prefer films based on true stories.
"It's time for a serious discussion about the treatment of animals, the conditions in which they live, and how we kill them."
The conference is yet another attempt by the Students for Justice in Palestine movement to spread Israel-hate and antisemitism on campus.
For many of the 8th-graders from PS 84 in Williamsburg who toured the museum last week, it was the first time they learned about the Holocaust.
New tools and methodologies will have to be deployed to combat worrying trends in public awareness and acknowledgement of the Holocaust.
The family has remained unidentified in the British media.
Barasneh is accused of spray-painting a swastika and other Nazi imagery, as well as the word “Jude,” German for Jew, on the building of the Beth Israel Sinai Congregation in Racine in September.
Azaria has been the thickly accented caricatured voice of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, manager of the show’s Kwik-E-Mart convenience store, for 30 years.
“Today, the situation in Europe is worrying."
Idaho also has Jewish communities in the cities of Sun Valley, Pocatello, Moscow and Coeur d’Alene, according to the report.
The employee, who was not a driver for Chancellor Angela Merkel, reported the incidents to the federal government’s antisemitism commissioner in the Ministry of the Interior
Gravestones were pushed over and broken, and a fence around the cemetery was damaged, the Sofia Globe reported Thursday.
The gravestones were pushed over, causing some to crack, in mid-December in the northern town of Rajec.
Several pastors, local officials and representatives of the New York Police Department also were on hand for the Masbia event.
It was a weekday in early January and Margaretten was explaining the concept of tefillin to a sanitation worker on the other end of the line.
Waititi’s decision to use one of history’s most infamous figures as a comic foil puts his Jojo Rabbit in a delicate place at a time when neo-Nazi groups are making daily headlines.
The Bell of Treason should command the attention of anyone interested in the origins of World War II.
Some of the antisemitic narratives of today originated in the 1950s, 60s, 70s and even 80s.
Previous global conferences on antisemitism in Jerusalem have drawn an impressive number of international delegations, but nowhere near as many heads of state.
Rendering Witness features a mixture of works by people who survived and people who perished during the Holocaust.
“Alongside a call to the world, we must also issue a request to the citizens of Israel to maintain unity and solidarity.”
It is our duty to continue to provide for the city’s Holocaust survivors, to give them a warm and welcoming “home.”
“On Holocaust Remembrance Day,” said WZO vice chairman Yaakov Hagoel, “the world stops and says, ‘There was a Holocaust, we remember it and we want to prevent another one from happening.’"
It is all too easy to turn the cyclopean amount of victims of the Holocaust by bullets during World War II into mere numbers, behind which the meaning of each individual’s fate is lost.
Antisemitism is a hatred that knows no boundaries and has been adopted by multiple ideologies.
Studies show that 48% of respondents in 11 Russian cities were unable to answer the question “What is the Holocaust?”
The antisemitism that once hid behind a fig leaf of anti-Israel sentiment has largely shed this pretense. Antisemites are now comfortable being open about their hatred.
“You may disagree with Israel as much as you wish, but the moment you deny Israel’s right to exist... then it’s antisemitism.”
There is no such thing as a single antisemitic event. They are all part of the same atmosphere, create and follow the same trends and produce the same agitation.