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.

Protesters participate in a demonstration against antisemitism in Parliament Square in London
September 20, 2018
Swedish ambassador, Jewish leaders met to discuss rise in antisemitism

By SHANNON PRATHER/STAR TRIBUNE

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September 20, 2018
Ten east Jerusalem residents arrested over violent Temple Mount clashes

By TAMARA ZIEVE

 From nuclear center, Netanyahu warns those threatening to destroy Israel (August 30, 2018).
September 20, 2018
Israel nuclear chief: We are upgrading defenses at Dimona reactor

By YVETTE J. DEANE