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.
He said he called his efforts “Operation Kristallnacht,” a reference to the pogrom throughout Nazi Germany in 1938 that many refer to as the start of the Holocaust.
Despite the success of his first ever game, Ternyak does not seem to have any plans for a follow up any time soon.
One year ago, no one had ever heard of a Zoom bar or bat mitzvah.
The project is “not meant to compare... but to properly document experiences and the gap that has been filled.”
Protesters chanted "Shame on NBC!" and "Antisemitism is not funny!" outside the network's West 49th Street entrance.
The suspects were shown bending the metal statues and knocking them down, via surveillance video.
If so, then no Jew is excluded from a seat at the table.
Ex-Iran regime ambassador turned academic defended Palestinian Intifada
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. wanted to create a city within a city: a “mecca for lovers of art.”
Elsztain was lauded for his key role in strengthening ties between the Argentinian community and Israel.
"I am relieved that my Judaism is no longer on trial."
“Jesus Christ came to save the whole world from the Jews — the founders of the original Anti-Christ religion, they who are the seed of the Serpent, that brood of vipers.”
The man had also confessed to planning to kill Black people with a machete.
Here’s what the holiday looked like around the Jewish world.
The courses are aimed at deepening the understanding of life before, during and after the Holocaust.
Goranov apologized on air Wednesday.
Alexander Klyachin, the owner of Russia’s largest international chain of hotels, began his stint this month at the helm of what is widely considered to be Russian Jewry’s most visible institution
Jewish groups and organizations have protested the remarks by David Miller, a professor of political sociology at the University of Bristol.
Servi leaves behind three children, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Good is survived by his wife, three children, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Bob Hoey, a member of the Lowell School Committee, was on a local talk show Wednesday morning when he referred to a Jewish former official as a “kike.”
On Feb. 25, 1941, at least 100,000 Dutchmen stopped working to protest the Nazis’ persecution of Jews, bringing the economy to a halt for days.
The IHRA definition is an internationally agreed classification of antisemitism, which also provides examples of how antisemitism too often plays out in all realms of public life.
"We lost the kike, oh, I mean, the Jewish guy,” Hoey said Wednesday morning on “City Life,” a news opinion show. “I hate to say it, but that’s what people used to say behind his back.”
While northern Ontario never had a Jewish population of more than 2,500 at its peak, for many years it seemed stable and secure, often growing.
It is the first time the two dates have matched up with one another. Instead Azeri will be opting to celebrating at home with their families.
"It is outrageous that Netanyahu would use spare vaccines to reward his foreign allies while so many Palestinians in the occupied territories are still waiting."
Rutland’s book is a biography of Isi Leibler. But it is far more — a documented recent history of the Jews of Australia.
Last month, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was forced to answer for it in the Canadian Parliament. Canada has committed C$90 million in the last year to UNWRA.
The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities will host a virtual Purim event.
Political rivals and CIDI, Dutch Jewry’s watchdog on antisemitism, said Baudet’s remark was “shocking.”
The company is removing books such as “Mein Kampf” and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” in addition to other Nazi coins, posters and memorabilia.
It was a joke Jews and even Israelis might tell each other, but which becomes uncomfortable and even anti-Jewish when released into the wild.
The last communication she had with her family over FaceTime had her holding up her hands in the shape of a heart.
Foundation will recognize Rabbi Lord Sacks’ legacy and will produce a documentary about his life's work.
“Purim has poignant relevance for Jews of the Diaspora. At times we hide our identities and at other times we reveal and assert that we are Jewish."
While filming the sequel to the massively popular 2006 “Borat” film last year, he said he feared for his life when told that he should wear a bulletproof vest to a gun rally.
The council represents more than 100 Orthodox synagogues across the country.
The Putin government’s treatment of the LGBTQ and Muslim communities has been decidedly different.
The family foundation announced the change in a news release in September that drew little attention.
The donation, totaling some £2million, is being made through the family's charitable foundation, The Exilarch's Foundation
"Drinking, cross-dressing, partying all night, letting it all hang out – oh yes friends, it is Purim."
Stereotypical jokes have been "used widely, throughout the generations, to persecute and attack Jews, and even as triggers for genocide."
“I come from a family where my grandparents fled antisemitism and persecution,” the erudite and soft-spoken judge said before pausing for several seconds to gather himself.
The name change comes at a time when companies the world over are assessing their product lines to ensure that they are culturally appropriate — a reckoning that is hitting the food world hard.
The social media post got her fired from the hit “Star Wars” show “The Mandalorian” two weeks ago.
The arrest of Travis Patron stemmed from a 2019 social network video called “Beware the Parasitic Tribe”
The Lodz Ghetto, which existed for more than four years, was the second-largest set up by the Nazis.
The theme of this year’s CPAC is “America Uncanceled.”
“Returning this artwork will mean a lot to the victims and is important for acknowledging the injustice perpetrated,” Halsema wrote.
“Israel is reporting that they’ve vaccinated half of their population, and I’m going to guess it’s the Jewish half,” Michael Che, the co-host of SNL’s news parody, “Weekend Update,” said.
Last week, the Gazeta Wyborcza daily published the pictures from 2007 of Greniuch extending his right arm in a gesture similar to the Nazi salute during a meeting of the far-right ONR group. which
Danon's five-year term will last until 2026, giving him a base for his political comeback.
CEO: “We’re going to dramatically increase the number of professional assessments that are being done as part of this round of grant application.”
Steinmeier added that Jewish contributions to German culture "made a decisive contribution" to Germany's emergence into the Modern Age.
Orthodox sellers make up a disproportionate share of third-party sellers, according to a 2019 Buzzfeed report that explored the connections between Amazon’s marketplace and Orthodox communities.
“I think the thaw is somewhat worse than the freeze,” Feist noted. “I didn't have power. I had intermittent power from Sunday. And now I have about four pipes that have burst in my house.”
Two organizations have announced a strategic partnership to support the alumni of the Repair the World Fellowship and staff by offering reduced tuition to study at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
The pope's visit was met with praise by the World Jewish Congress.
For British Jewry, the effort is akin to the fight by American Jews 15 years ago against the genocide in Darfur.
Among the remarks by Siderov was his assertion in a book from 2002 about “the great hoax called the Holocaust — the account that 6,000,000 Jews were gassed and burned.”
The number of Jews involved in the saga made the situation ripe for antisemitic exploitation.
Earlier this month, pig meat was left at two other synagogues in Switzerland.
Dozens of members of the Jewish community protested the ruling in front of the Hamburg prosecutor’s office earlier this week.
The scroll, which appears to be intact and has been kept in excellent condition since World War II, belonged to a synagogue in the southern city of Dordrecht.
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, a puppet character voiced by Jewish comedian Robert Smigel, will join the festivities this Purim.
“It really bothered me because making a nice Hanukkah sweater is something I always wanted to do.”
“His refusal to apologize is troubling and unacceptable to us,” said Matt Brooks, the director of the Republican Jewish Coalition. “These kind of comments have no place in our society.”
So far, the group has gotten aid to seniors and people without electricity. Synagogues and their congregants are offering shelter to those without power.
This song, posted in June 2017 features the following lyrics: “I'm hot in my head at the barbecue. If the merguez is kosher, I may have a cord around my neck.”
“It is the first conviction for Holocaust denial and it is a strong message from the legal system, one that shows significant progress,” said Alexandru Muraru.
De Blasio was asked if he was concerned about a rise in support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement “on the left.” He said the vast majority of liberal Democrats oppose the movement.
The ledger disappeared during the Holocaust and therefore is “stolen property,” the letter said.
Ossoff, the millennial who was sworn into Congress with multiple totems of his heritage, helped Democrats regain control of the Senate along with fellow Georgian Raphael Warnock.
The Maastricht University student discovered the damage to his mezuzah, an object containing scripture on parchment that Jews affix to their doorframes.
“He felt a special bond to the American Jewish community. Everyone could sense his humility, his integrity, the sincerity of his views, and his commitment and support for Israel."
After Jackson shared antisemitic language by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on social media last summer, an array of Black public figures spoke out about antisemitism in the Black community.
A number of people sent corona-themed mishloach manot or dressed up like Corona beer, but we all thought that this would pass well before we had set our tables for the Passover Seder.
The mainstream synagogues in town view Kesher Pittsburgh as direct competition.
'Esther in America' faithfully tracks the fascination of individuals and some groups with the characters and stories of the biblical book as well as the arc of America.
Inner-city LA mixing of Jews, other groups in the 1960s
Amiel was born in 1931 as Irena Librowicz in Poland. After surviving the ghetto in Częstochowa, she emigrated to Israel in 1948 where she has lived ever since.
On Russia, the report states that the country under President Vladimir Putin weaponized antisemitism by exaggerating its prevalence in Ukraine.
Now, camps will be allowed to open starting in June provided that COVID-19 cases continue to fall, Cuomo announced Wednesday.
Moises Katumbi does not define himself as Jewish, “but he has a warm connection to Judaism and Israel.”
You probably wouldn’t consider jazzy, soulful R&B to fall under the umbrella of “Jewish music,” but Jewish-Canadian singer-songwriter Erez Zobary is here to shatter that assumption.
The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain in a statement Monday called on prosecutors to launch an investigation into incitement to violence and discrimination.
In its statement on Sunday, DAIA also condemned Menem’s decision in 1989 to pardon generals responsible for abuses during the country’s so-called “Dirty War” during the 1970s and ’80s.
Ocean County health authorities have reported 11,369 COVID-19 cases in Lakewood since the start of the pandemic.
Gold released seven albums, worked with homeless gay youth and worked to raise awareness about AIDS. While no longer Orthodox, he stayed connected to his Jewish identity.
He’s only the second qualifier in history to make it to the Australian Open semifinals.
Association of over 40 rabbis in 14 Muslim-majority countries helps local Jewish communities with communal needs and relations with governments
The CNN news anchor, who is also Jewish, reminded David Schoen of some biblical verses.
The Ohio race, to replace Marcia Fudge, whom Biden has tapped to be Housing Secretary, is the first 2021 stage for the Israel-related battle.
It will request that universities provide students with equal rights and an environment free of racism.