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.

Congress
August 16, 2018
Congressional candidate who called Israel ‘apartheid regime,’ wins primary

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA

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A member of Palestinian security forces gestures as a fuel tanker arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing
August 16, 2018
Israel reopens Gaza’s Kerem Shalom crossing: A premature move?

By TERRANCE J. MINTNER/THE MEDIA LINE

A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon.
August 16, 2018
Analysis: The Islamic State's push for a new caliphate

By CHARLES BYBELEZER/THE MEDIA LINE