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.

UK's Jewish Labour Movement head talks Keir Starmer to 'Post'

“Since the very first day of Keir’s leadership, he promised to tackle antisemitism,” said Jewish Labour Movement national chair Mike Katz.

ADL doubles down on its campus antisemitism report cards despite backlash

The ADL said it plans to update its grades every April and give schools one chance per year to submit “updated information” that could affect the evaluations.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
21/06/2024

102-year-old Holocaust survivor Margot Friedländer is Vogue Germany’s latest cover model

She has made hundreds if not thousands of appearances where she tells her story, and increasingly has taken center stage in a country haunted by its Holocaust history.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
21/06/2024

New Jersey high school yearbook ‘error’ deemed not antisemitic after investigation

The controversy at East Brunswick High School was one of several yearbook incidents that had concerned Jewish parents in recent months.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
21/06/2024
 The Hebrew Union College

Hebrew Union College to admit and ordain rabbinical students in interfaith relationships

"It is possible to have a deeply committed Jewish family with only one partner who is formally Jewish.”

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
20/06/2024

NYPD seek person involved in intimidation of Zionists on subway

The June 10 incident coincided with anti-Israel protests across the city.

 IDF soldiers operate in the Gaza Strip, June 13, 2024

Israel to prepare, recruit international Jewish youth for IDF service

The Defense and Diaspora Ministry is seeking local operators for its new program to encourage recruitment to the IDF, including combat units.

Shots fired at Montreal Israeli cuisine eatery on anti-Zionist boycott list

Falafel Yoni was recently placed on an anti-Israel boycott list and has been bombarded with what it says are fake, politically motivated reviews.

American Jewish University says investigation found no systemic sexism or homophobia at seminary

A spokesperson for AJU told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that the school has no plans to release the report.

By ASAF ELIA-SHALEV/JTA
20/06/2024

What is Within Our Lifetime, the anti-Israel group behind the protests at the Nova exhibit?

On the way to the protest, masked activists had swarmed subway cars, demanding any “Zionists” identify themselves and reigniting a debate over anti-masking laws in New York.

By LUKE TRESS/JTA
20/06/2024
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