diaspora jews

AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR Chris Cannan (in white shirt) with members of the Nippers executive board
Partisan politics in everyday Australian Zionist life

An essential focus of Jewish communal advocacy has been fostering support for Israel within the corridors of Australian political power.

By DANNY LAMM
19/10/2020
Word Zionist Congress to reframe and reclaim Zionist ideals in diaspora

JEWISH AFFAIRS: Ahead of the World Zionist Congress, the Jewish Agency’s David Breakstone on the challenges facing the Jewish people and Israel’s national institutions.

Orthodox Union launches applications for Impact Accelerator program

The applications are due on October 30, and includes completing an online form, an interview with the OU Impact Accelerator selection committee and a pitch to the program’s board.

UK Jewish community hit by spike in COVID-19 deaths

Infection rates spike in areas with large ultra-Orthodox communities including Golders Green, Stamford Hill, and Broughton

Ugandan Birthright visitors rejoice with Torah at the Western Wall
Uganda's Abayudaya Jewish community seeking World Zionist Org. recognition

The small Jewish community in Uganda is trying to make its voice heard and get greater recognition as a fully-fledged member of the Zionist global family.

Bahrain’s lost Jews look forward to returning after peace with Israel

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa went on missions to the UK and US Jewish communities in 2008, to invite them back, offering financial incentives to what he said was their home.

Meet the top 15 Jewish political donors in this election cycle

They include Tom Steyer, No. 1 on the list, and Donald Sussman, who have joined Soros in the litany of Democratic donors criticized by Republicans.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
05/10/2020
President of the World Jewish Congress Ronald Lauder
Ronald S. Lauder: These are the major issues facing the Jewish people

Antisemitism has never really vanished, said Lauder, 75 years after the end of World War II, and “no one can be indifferent to antisemitism today.”

Montreal Jewish school is shut down for 2 weeks over coronavirus outbreak

Since the pandemic began, Quebec province has seen about 67,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and about 5,800 deaths.

By DAVID LAZARUS/JTA
22/09/2020
A Leket Israel volunteer delivers food to a housebound woman.
Portuguese Jewish community donates money to Israeli food rescue org

The donation was given on Wednesday by Dias Ben Zion, president of the Jewish community in Porto, to Leket Israel.

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