Diaspora

Diaspora

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.

Infographic on European Jewish antisemitism.
November 20, 2018
European Jewish leaders won't emigrate despite antisemitism

By JEREMY SHARON

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Flames rise after a rocket attack in Sderot, near the Israeli side of the Israel-Gaza border
November 21, 2018
New regulations aim to improve compensation for Gaza border towns

By EYTAN HALON

A man carries a giant flag made of flags of Iran, Palestine, Syria and Hezbollah, during a ceremony
November 20, 2018
Putin to Israel, U.S.: loosen sanctions in exchange for Iran leaving Syria

By MAARIV ONLINE