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.
The government is "determined to deny safe haven in Canada to war criminals and persons believed to have committed or been complicit in war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide."
More than 3 million of Poland's 3.2 million Jews were killed by the Nazis, accounting for about half of the Jews killed in the Holocaust.
Dominique Petithory Lanzmann had sought to have her son’s sperm transferred to a fertility clinic in Israel in order to fulfill his final wish to have a child.
On December 1, 1939, the Jews of Chelm were marched 53 km. to Hrubieszów, a town that today sits close to the Ukrainian border.
The fund will be run professionally by experienced venture capitalists but administered by students of Yeshiva University's Sy Syms School of Business Honors program.
The daughter of an Eritrean Jew, Haddish found out relatively late in life that she was Jewish but has embraced these Jewish roots in recent years.
A submission by the Jewish Labour Movement to an official investigation into institutional antisemitism within Labour has called the state of the party "dangerous."
Jewish student groups: adoption of definition is an important first step in helping the university tackle anti-Jewish racism
However, 46% said they would not support a boycott of Israeli products, while a similar number said that hating Israel is antisemitism.
The recent controversy over a Holocaust costume is just the latest example where governing officials and skaters fail to understand history
Brooklyn, notably in Crown Heights, has seen a rash of attacks against identifiable Jews in recent months.
Zizek himself made a statement in his article in The Independent published Tuesday that is being attacked as anti-Semitic.
Opponents of the resolution said it conflated anti-Semitism with criticism of Israel.
The resolutions have been postponed over what the student government said were errors in the documents.
The site itself does not create the art, and doesn’t claim responsibility for the images printed on their clothes and accessories.
Elzbieta Ficowska is one of 15 Jewish child survivors being featured in the ‘My Jewish Parents, My Polish Parents’
More than 100 tombstones were desecrated with antisemitic text and swastikas at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France.
Dominic Pacyga’s work is an invaluable history of Chicago Polonia
Columbus State Community College in Ohio confirmed the incident on Twitter and said that "an investigation is underway."
The attack occurred last month on a bus in Stamford Hill, London.
Rabbi Daniel Greer, 79, the founding rabbi of the Yeshiva of New Haven, was sentenced on Monday. He is appealing the verdict.
Speaking Friday at the annual conference of American Muslims for Palestine in Chicago, Sarsour had criticized progressive Zionists.
This decision ‘comes amidst a continuing rise in antisemitism, including acts of violence, in France,’ said the AJC
This decision "comes amidst a continuing rise in antisemitism, including acts of violence, in France," said the AJC.
Defining the ‘3D test’ of demonization, delegitimization and double standards.
Israeli-American Council founder: We are one people and depend on each other
Students' Society of McGill University members also pen letter of concern over the handling of society member’s travel on a free trip to Israel.
Labour leader finally apologizes, but Jewish community says too little, too late
Fabio Tuiach, a member of the municipal council of Trieste, made the comment ahead of a council vote on a motion proposing to award Auschwitz survivor Liliana Segre the city’s honorary citizenship.
MJF never brings his Judaism up in the ring, but it's followed him throughout his career.
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
Maillard defended the draft, telling La Croix that in France today, saying “dirty Zionist”… "means ‘dirty Jew.’”
The ruling follows several recent cases in Western Europe involving Muslim men who assaulted Jews and were deemed unfit to stand trial.
International Auschwitz Committee slams artist group's action.
In case you missed it: Black and Jewish comedian Tiffany Haddish is having a bat mitzvah ceremony soon. She has released a Netflix stand-up special inspired by the occasion as well.
In an email to congregants, the synagogue’s three rabbis said the damage was minimal and would be quickly fixed.
Hanukkah stands only in relation to Christmas - but not independently. The festival of Hanukkah in fact is a hindrance to the characters being able to celebrate Christmas as usual.
Reports indicate that 20 other soldiers in the elite unit are being investigated for links to right-wing extremist organizations.
Grant supported the statement of Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis last week, which was extensively reported in the media.
Sephardic merchants, who spoke Spanish and Portuguese, built the synagogue in 1759.
Aalst mayor: Mocking Jews ‘unavoidable’ in the 2020 carnival
The municipal council of the Italian town of Schio, population 40,000, has rejected a proposal to honor its citizens who perished in the death camps with Stolpersteine.
The Labour Party's latest campaign video claims the party values every identity group, but Jews are notable by their absence.
The question on the assignment on double negatives asked: “Does it seem possible or does it seem impossible to you that the Nazi extermination of the Jews never happened?”
The products were taken off the Amazon website hours after the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum on Sunday morning in Europe asked the site to remove the items.
The Auschwitz ornaments include the iconic image of train tracks leading to the entrance of Auschwitz, and an image of reconstructed barracks with a path down the middle.
For the first time ever, Tamar, whose surname has been withheld for safety reasons, is set to tell her story in the United States this week as part of the Achmed ben Sara speaking tour in New York.
Students’ Society of McGill University calls on board member to resign if she participates in free Hillel trip
His "story continues to inspire everyone. It is one of miracle and hope overcoming tragedy and immeasurable loss," Modi wrote.
The rabbi noted that protecting Europe's Jewish life is something that is “of the utmost importance within today’s political and social climate.”
According to reports, the two teenagers allegedly shouted "Kill Jews" and "F*** Jews" while beating the victim.
In the caricature Thursday in De Volkskrant, Benjamin Netanyahu is depicted holding a stone labeled “antisemitism charges” in one hand and reading an indictment for corruption in the other.
Project Makom now offers social events and Jewish classes, as well as Shabbat and career-themed programming.
The elderly British woman, named Molly, has no intention of voting to either party in upcoming UK elections.
“My house is a fortress, my office is a fortress. I’ve got panic buttons in my house, I carry one in my pocket. I have to live in an environment that no-one should have to live in,” said Smeeth.
Growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogen went to a Habonim Dror summer camp and a Talmud Torah elementary school, which provided the material for his first standup sets.
The boys were not injured in the attack, according to police.
The government is planning to hold an international conference on fighting antisemitism in Malmo and plans to open a Holocaust museum in the Swedish city.
According to German news reports, Alina R. had encouraged her son to speak with a teacher about the problem. The teacher did not take any action, she said.
Evans's decision to withdraw his support for Labour won accolades from academics and journalists who write about Jew-hatred.
Some 300 US college students from 90 campuses convene in Pittsburgh to learn to counter hate.
The CAA has planned an apolitical rally for December 8, four days before UK national election.
They risked their lives during Holocaust to arrange hideouts for hundreds in Catholic institutions.
‘Pravda,’ the Communist Party’s main newspaper, wrote about the estimated six million Jews murdered in December 1944 – before ‘The New York Times’ acknowledged this number.
Something about Pilgrims and a turkey, nachon?
The French singer-songwriter, popular in the 70s and 80s, was born to Jewish parents.
"The fact that a person wearing a kippa can't become a teacher in Quebec in 2019 is a disgrace to this province's proud tradition of defending its fundamental freedoms."
“I’ve eschewed politics till now. But the stakes are too high, the country is too fractured, and we know there’s a path forward to a saner, smarter day,” she tweeted.
Pastor known for antisemitic conspiracies calls effort to impeach Trump a ‘Jew coup’
Over the years, the small Jewish community who used the synagogue have left the place, leaving no one to mourn it.
With 1,500 members, the Jewish Women’s Democratic Salon, Atlanta, which Habif and Shubin founded in 2011, is now at the vanguard of a phenomenon that emerged after Trump’s 2016 election.
The streets of the Italian capital previously carried the names of scientists who promoted the idea of scientific racism.
The Coalition for Jewish Values strongly objected to the arguments put forward by the Democrats and rejected the assertions made in their letter to Pompeo.
Xhemal Veseli: If people are in need of help, Islam tells us that we should help these people.
The rabbis of the Bergen-Belsen rabbinical court were the first to collect testimonies from Holocaust survivors right after World War II.
Rivlin said that "Zero tolerance to antisemitism means to offer safety to Jewish communities."
Mirilashvili stressed the importance of preserving the historical memory of the Jewish community in Ukraine.
The students chanted "from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free," effectively calling for the destruction of Israel.
In one incident, a 12-year-old student in Melbourne was forced by other schoolchildren to kiss the feet of a Muslim fellow student.
The unnamed aggressor was arrested on Saturday and charged with an alleged racially aggravated public order offense.
He also claimed to have enlisted a Mexican ally in a scheme last year to poison the synagogue’s water supply with arsenic
The representatives told participants about amenities, schools, home availability and employment opportunities in the communities.
Synagogue security blocked the man from entering the property and asked the rabbis to enter the building. Police were called to the scene.
Unsurprisingly, “Black Mitzvah” is pretty Jewish: It opens with the comedian being carried on a chair singing “Hava Nagila.”
On campuses across the country, many proud and informed Jewish students are effective advocates for Israel.
Atlanta’s Jews are treading lightly into its breach.
Lauder was joined at the event by three international artists who won a competition for short films about peace as well as Avi Balashnikov, his representative in Israel, and Michal Grayevsky.