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.
"Antisemitism continues to blight our world. It is sad... that the pandemic has triggered yet another eruption of this poisonous ideology" • "There is no vaccine for antisemitism and xenophobia"
Totenberg, a longtime NPR correspondent, is the daughter of famed violinist Roman Totenberg.
Leslea Newman is the award-winning author of more than 70 books, including the trailblazing “Heather Has Two Mommies” and “Gittel’s Journey.”
Amid pandemic, extremist groups connect on fringe websites that are nearly impossible to monitor, experts warn.
The statement also cautions that the IHRA definition’s examples could divert attention from the threat of far-right antisemitism.
The Netherlands branch of the Red Cross has transferred to the Jewish Cultural Quarter of Amsterdam ownership of more than 140,000 personal cards of Dutch Jews.
Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center to include several museums and commemoration sites over 150 hectare complex
The bunker was discovered following demolition work at a building site, revealing the structure which had been hidden since World War II.
Walter Bernstein, a proudly “secular” Jewish screenwriter best known for his 1960s and ’70s dramas and for being blacklisted during the McCarthy era, has died at 101.
David Friedmann's daughter traveled the globe searching for his famous drawings, lost for decades
The self-described “Jew-ish” eatery serves bagels, sandwiches, bagel sandwiches and smoked fish sides.
Speaking to Chabad, Kligman highlighted his connection to Judaism and noted that he has never played on Shabbat, and prays three times a day.
The latest claim comes on the heels of a conspiracy theory spread by a high-level AKP official that said US president Joe Biden is “Kurdish.”
Ministry decries ‘first institutional threat to Jewish religious freedom in Europe since the Holocaust'.
Event to be streamed live on JPost website Wednesday at 3 p.m.
The initiative will connect people from Israel and the Diaspora through shared Hebrew birthdays amid the coronavirus.
The wedding, held in north London on Thursday at a school for girls, caused organizers to face a GBP 10,000 (Roughly $13,600) fine.
The event consisted of numerous livestreamed eulogies and personal stories about Adelson, as well as small groups of Jewish study and prayers in his honor.
His cause of death has yet to be announced, though he had been hospitalized with COVID-19 in December.
But the once-rich communal life of Bukharan Jews in Khujand ended last week with the passing of the city’s last remaining Jewish person.
The 2019 edition of the annual event featured several floats deemed antisemitic, including ones of Jews depicted as insects.
“The economy is growing like never before,” they sing against the backdrop of a stock ticker.
"I didn’t mean it," Benali said. "I distance myself from those remarks, they weren’t meant literally. I also have Jewish friends and interview Jewish authors.”
Now, with Trump out of the White House and Joe Biden installed in the Oval Office, Yanklowitz says he will resume reciting the standard prayer.
Tests are voluntary. The city has delivered to letter boxes 6,500 personal invitations to be tested this weekend and on Jan. 24.
The fair’s organizer removed the Nazi objects from display on Wednesday but added that showing the items did not break any laws.
He then addressed antisemitism in sports, and additionally the Abraham Accords signed just recently between Arab-Muslim countries and Israel.
The CEO & Chairman of the company responsible for the distribution of the first coronavirus vaccine will discuss his life and Greek Jewish Heritage on February 18th via zoom.
Gitlitz, who died of complications from COVID-19 on Dec. 30, in Oaxaca, Mexico, where he lived in retirement, began his career as a professor of Spanish language and literature.
Golb also headed a movement in the 1990s to allow increased scholarship of the scrolls, which had been restricted for decades.
Alex Goldfarb, an immigrant from the former Soviet Union, was an experienced climber as well as a beloved nephrologist who taught at Harvard Medical School.
The rabbi and his wife, a music therapist, frequently sought spiritual meaning in his struggles with COVID.
Georgia’s new senators, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, were sworn in on Wednesday, making Schumer the new Senate majority leader — the first-ever Jew in that powerful role.
Challenges to Jewish communities will continue even after the pandemic has ceased.
Individuals included in the online ‘Virtual Necropolis’ are ultra-nationalists and senior auxiliary police unit officials that collaborated in the massacre of Jews
Measures will triple budget for security of Jewish institutions and coordination platform for nationwide govt coordination to combat antisemitism.
While some Jews are celebrating the new man in office, many are cautiously optimistic about how a Biden/Harris duo will affect Israel.
Prior to the denial by the president’s office, the Conference of European Rabbis protested in a statement what they believed to be an antisemitic remark by Saied.
Ella Emhoff, Jewish daughter of the historic Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, wore a dress designed by the celebrated Jewish fashion designer Batsheva Hay.
The Georgia victories made New York’s Chuck Schumer the first Jewish Senate majority leader as Harris would break any ties.
California has the second-worst average daily infection rate among states at 101 per 100,000 people. Only Arizona is higher with 117 per 100,000.
Among the Jews who did make the cut were several whose crimes affected Jewish communities or who had the support of the Aleph Institute, an organization that works with Jews who are incarcerated.
In an amoral world, political expediency eclipsed justice and reason.
The visitors are almost all Black; none are Jewish.
Besides the charity event, the Azeri Jewish community held a memorial service at the Ardabil mosque in Quba.
"The President of Tunisia a few minutes ago called up the chief rabbi of Djerba, Rabbi Haim Bitan and apologized for his diatribe against the Jews, faulting them for unrest in the country."
The full list of Jews pardoned by Trump.
“Of course I’m worried for them,” Isayev said about his former students and congregants serving in the army. “But I’m also incredibly proud of them.”
The late mayor, Edward Malinowski, was acquitted in a trial after World War II of collaborating with Nazis in the town of Malinowo
The wedding is the latest example of the lack of compliance in Hasidic communities with protocols meant to stop the spread of the coronavirus
Many will reverse the policies of the Trump administration. Biden will reportedly seek to rejoin the Paris climate accord, enact new measures aimed at combating the coronavirus pandemic
likely be a mix of people that justice reform activists say have been wronged by the criminal justice system and figures who have paid intermediaries to lobby Trump for clemency, or whom Trump knows
“You are aligning your behavior with the radical anti American Democrats who are now in full gear to destroy not only America, but who are poised to target Israel and all Jews,” the note read
The Bible was once owned by Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, who forged the alliance between Black and Jewish Georgians.
“Myself and President Joe Biden, will shut down your Synagogue of worship and place heavy fines upon your religious institution,” said the letter,
Rabbi Michael Beals described Biden as "bashert" for the presidency.
The project is part of a larger initiative between the organizations to make an online Jewish learning hub.
Samson's fortune was valued at $1.1 billion.
As Americans seek comfort and assurance after the raid on the Capitol and anxiously await their vaccines, Micah offers a redemptive vision.
Israel has designated IRW as a supporter of terrorist organizations.
The pick of Pennsylvania's top health official for a critical role during the raging COVID-19 pandemic continues Biden's pattern of selecting a historically diverse slate of leaders.
The Anti-Defamation League endorsed Mayorkas, also citing the urgency of the recent rise in extremist violence and singling out the deadly Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol.
Holocaust survivors, public figures and Hungarian celebrities participated in a unique 76 hours of online education marking the liquidation of the Budapest Ghetto.
Campbell, a veteran of Silicon Valley, was announced as the group’s new executive director last week, in a release timed to coincide with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
The portion of British Jews who said they felt “unwelcome” in the United Kingdom fell from 53% last year to 18% in 2020.
The Health and Education Ministry threatened to close down that part of the village due to its ruined state.
Hackers shut down an Atlanta synagogue’s live stream of Senator-Elect Raphael Warnock delivering a sermon to honor Martin Luther King, whose church he leads.
“Agreement comes a dedication not only to honor the Jewish past in Morocco but to create a future of harmony and tolerance for all generations to come."
Jewish recording genius convicted of murder in 2003, spent final years in prison
The coalition of Jewish entities urged the House leaders to publicly affirm their commitment to “the foundational elements of our democratic republic."
His Facebook page announced the news Thursday night. The rocker had been battling an unspecified form of cancer.
"Persian Lessons" is based on a short story by the screenwriter Wolfgang Kohlhaase, who specializes in tragicomedies.
Here’s what the IHRA definition says, why its supporters see it as a key for fighting Jew-hatred and why its critics are fighting it.
The FBI has found no evidence of Antifa involvement in the mob, but the idea has taken root in many right-wing circles.
An FBI memo warned of armed protests at all 50 state capitol buildings starting this weekend to protest Biden becoming president.
Nathan Freihofer, a second lieutenant, has millions of followers on TikTok, where he posted a joke about the Holocaust last August.
“A number of Zionist organizations want to convince us that Arab American Studies is ‘antisemitic.’ This is not only intellectually insulting but is also an inherently racist position,” he wrote.
The Anti-Defamation League recorded at least 11 antisemitic Zoom bombings in the United States and Canada in March and April alone alone.
This week, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum placed online more than 700 hours of audio recordings from the trials, as well as 37 reels of film introduced as evidence.
Praised by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "huge Jewish patriot," Adelson died on Monday from cancer.
Memorial staff have increased security and called for locals to show respect and refrain from winter sports at the site of the camp.
C-SPAN caught Nadler carrying a bag from Zabar’s, the famed New York grocery store. The bold orange logo would be unmistakable to anyone familiar with it.
Dieker, 31, doesn’t just play Jewish music. She’s in an Irish rock band called Flannigan’s Right Hook, and she can sing in Turkish and Spanish.
“I’m happy that they’re [his parents] not seeing what’s going on now in the United States.”
Kristen Clarke says she erred in inviting an antisemitic author to speak while at Harvard.
The 92-year-old applauded what she called the center’s “organized” rollout in a video uploaded to Twitter by an aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday night.
The group, Tea Party Patriots, denied the claim by March to Save America that it was a funder of the event.
The synagogue is known internationally for nurturing, and burying, the legendary singer and poet Leonard Cohen.
The center “has the potential to become a national leader in the exploration of Jewish music.”
Lauder added that Adelson was optimistic about the State of Israel and its future and said, “He loved what Israel was doing, and he could not find fault with anything.”
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Weapons that were aimed for centuries at our forebears had been unearthed, and were now being aimed at us.
“This is like saying to Ku Klux Klan that they improve race relations in the US.”
The recently published children’s book by Cantor Steven Stoehr that aims to instill the importance of being a helpful and caring friend in addition to accepting those who are different.
‘Is this the home of Ladislav Kellner?’ I asked. ‘Yes,’ came the curt response, ‘but you can’t see him’
A story of lost family, desperate searches, trails that went cold and ultimate reunification.