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.

Two Tunisian Jewish men are seen at Ghriba, the oldest Jewish synagogue in Africa, Tunisia, 2018
June 27, 2019
Tunisia Jewish tourism minister condemns Israeli pilgrims’ praise for IDF

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA

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The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and his wife Ce
June 26, 2019
Chilean president apologizes for Temple Mount visit with Palestinians

By TOVAH LAZAROFF, GREER FAY CASHMAN

A computer engineer checks equipment at an internet service provider in Tehran February 15, 2011
June 27, 2019
Widespread internet outage reported in Iran

By TZVI JOFFRE

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