diaspora

50% of Swiss Jews faced antisemitic abuse in past five years - study

"There is an 'everyday' antisemitism in Switzerland."

04/07/2020
The Keith family
My Black Jewish family’s values were 150 years in the making - opinion

"Tony and I are raising our families’ first generation of Black Jews. We have two daughters, ages 8 and 5, and a 2-year-old son."

By JESSICA KEITH/JTA
04/07/2020
Data of over 61,000 Turkish Jewish gravestones online in new database

Researchers under the leadership of Prof. Minna Rozen, then of Tel Aviv University, worked from 1988 to 1990 travelling across Turkey taking over 100,000 photos as well as mapping the cemeteries.

Jewish groups are helping LA's homeless by opening parking lots

Safe Parking LA does most of the work — vetting applicants as well as providing liability insurance, a security guard and the port-a-potty.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
03/07/2020
LA Jewish foundation uses $8.5 m. in grant money for coronavirus relief

The program’s first phase will focus on providing immediate relief to Los Angeles nonprofits that offer direct services to those impacted by the pandemic.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/07/2020
$1.6m. designated to protect New York Jewish communities

Each Jewish facility, including synagogues and educational institutions, was awarded $100,000.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
03/07/2020
Next up for 'Saturday Night Seder': Selling its songs to raise money

Jews for Racial and Economic Justice will get the proceeds from sales of “When You Believe” and “Next Year,” two songs from the home-taped Passover special that aired in April.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
02/07/2020
Democratic candidate Mondaire Jones says he’ll be a friend to Israel

Jones spoke in the interview about how he built his relationships with the Jewish communities in his district and how he hopes to repair and strengthen the Black-Jewish relationship.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
02/07/2020
Swastika on a wall (illustrative)
Swastika spray-painted outside synagogue in Maine

The synagogue installed security cameras in 2012 after antisemitic graffiti was spray-painted on the front of the synagogue building.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/07/2020
American Jews' relationship with Israel at risk due to annexation

Annexation would make the military occupation of the Palestinian people permanent. It would require us to square our Jewish values of freedom and democracy with the permanent denial of citizenship

By NANCY K. KAUFMAN/JTA
01/07/2020
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