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.

A man wearing a kippah at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
October 17, 2019
Jewish man hiding kippah under his hat assaulted in Paris

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA

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October 15, 2019
Former PM Olmert slams Netanyahu for 'strategic failure' on Iran

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

Demonstrators protest in Baghdad, Iraq, October 2019
October 17, 2019
Iran-backed militias deployed snipers in Iraq protests

By REUTERS

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