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.

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Arts philanthropy Reboot funding Jewish projects

Reboot Studios is a seed funding initiative for movies, TV, podcasts, books and other multimedia projects featuring unique perspectives on Jewish life.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
01/07/2022
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Orthodox women are panicking following end of Roe v. Wade

Disagreements among Jews over where Jewish and state laws intersect on abortion have taken on urgency in the wake of the US Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
01/07/2022

'Calling Israel 'apartheid' is plain antisemitic' - VP of European Parliament

At a conference by the Combat Antisemitism Movement. the WZO and NGO Monitor, world leaders discussed the misappropriation of the term "apartheid" and its use against Israel.

30/06/2022

Top white nationalist: ‘Jews stood in the way’ of ending Roe v. Wade

Nick Fuentes, who founded the America First Political Action Committee and the ”groyper army,” made the comments on his website’s livestream on Friday.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
29/06/2022

Antisemitism largely eliminated from textbooks in Saudi Arabia - report

Saudi Arabia has seen a trend of improvement in removing antisemitism from its curriculum in recent years.

Holocaust Survivor’s Assistance Program receives $10m. in funds

Approximately one-third of the Holocaust survivors in the US are estimated to be living in poverty, according to the JFNA.

France’s first woman parliament speaker is a Jewish mother of 5

Yaël Braun-Pivet's election comes on the heels of Élisabeth Borne becoming the second woman prime minister of France.

Melbourne school principal testifies in ex-students' antisemitism lawsuit

Antisemitic activity reportedly increased at the school after the principal gave a speech that called Jews “subhuman.”

29/06/2022

Leading orthodox group praises reversal of standard in SC ruling on coach's prayer

Chabad has advocated for years for moments of silence in public schools, seeing them as a means for reflection and promoting more considered behavior.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
29/06/2022

Hungarian palace tied to political scandal becomes Jewish refugee camp

The Balatonőszöd palace will be renovated to accommodate at least 664 people with a kosher kitchen able to feed hundreds daily.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
29/06/2022
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