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.
Raab, 46, does not identify himself as Jewish.
'These presentations help people confront and accept the situation they’re living. Accepting helps empower [them] for the future.'
Given our wealth of community organizations and deeply generous donors, all it would take to feed all Jews in need for Passover, no questions asked, is the communal will to do so.
'I’m praying we come out better people, more compassionate. God didn’t finish the world. It is our job to finish the work as God’s partners and make it better for all human beings.'
In the time of the coronavirus emergency, the Jewish Agency is stepping up to help, in the Diaspora and in Israel.
In addition, he discussed having the Jewish Labour Movement train all party staff regarding sensitivity to antisemitism as soon as possible.
Fifty families are expected to take part in the online seder - which will include the reading of the hagaddah, singing songs and lots and lost of food.
Ahead of Passover, Special Assistant to President Trump, Avi Berkowitz, told The Jerusalem Post that people should celebrate the Seder with their nuclear families this year, urging social distancing.
Ahead of Passover, Special Assistant to President Trump Avi Berkowitz said that people should celebrate the Seder only with their nuclear families this year, urging social distancing.
Across America, Jewish federations are finding unconventional ways to cope with the restrictions while helping with Passover needs.
Nandy has both spoken in support for an arms embargo against Israel and has put forward a plan to combat antisemitism within her party.
Antwerp community leaders expected an 85% COVID-19 infection rate among Jews in the Belgian city, with at least 550 deaths * Foreign Ministry makes sure Jews in Egypt have kosher for Passover food.
New York, which has been the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US, has seen more than 123,000 cases and more than 4,000 deaths.
Playing the video game was a suggestion of one of his coaches, and they now compete against each other daily.
Meir spoke on Friday from the International Space Station, where she has lived since late September with a handful of other astronauts.
David told Dowd that he is just fine with social distancing and hunkering down in his home. “I will say that the lack of invitations, OK, that’s been fantastic,” he said.
Sandler pulled a hoodie over his baseball cap and put on sunglasses (so viewers would not see him reading the lyrics, he said) before he began strumming on his guitar.
Starmer ran as a unifier. But he can't cure the party of antisemitism if he won't identify where the disease is coming from.
On its crowdfunding page on IndieGoGo, the game refers to itself as "like that other game but much more frum," referring to the popular satirical and subversive card game Cards Against Humanity.
There will be no print or internet edition.
The Tel Aviv city hall lit up on Saturday evening with the colors of the red white and blue.
Pink and her son have since tested negative for the coronavirus. She has donated $1 million to help fight the novel virus.
Cuomo named legislation after Rabbi Josef Neumann, who died after being stabbed at a synagogue in Monsey over Hanukkah.
The Chabad initiative will produce ten thousand chickens per day under the supervision of Reb Shmuel Oirechman and will offer two levels of kashrut, regular and extra strict (mehadrin).
The big news is that nonprofits are eligible to tap into the $349 billion in payroll protection loans for small businesses administered by the Small Business Administration.
The Sindh provincial government's Home Department issued the order to arrest and detain the four before they were released from prison.
The switch to chicken is meant to alleviate an expected shortage in kosher meat in Europe because of the coronavirus.
The chicken processing plant in Pennsylvania will be closed for at least two weeks.
Bayfield is survived by his wife and five grandchildren — one of whom, Miriam Berger, is a rabbi at Finchley Reform Synagogue and officiated at his funeral.
The Community Security Trust recorded 1,805 antisemitic incidents in the United Kingdom in 2019, a 7 percent increase over the previous year.
In the category of “gatherings that, in retrospect, probably shouldn’t have happened,” Purim parties are far from alone.
A surveillance camera captured the attack on the Tikvat Israel Congregation building, which took place early Saturday morning.
Disease-related antisemitic conspiracy theories haven't been seen in France since the plagues of old. But with the new coronavirus pandemic, the strain is re-emerging.
Kraft and his son Jonathan also agreed to pay $2 million, or approximately half the cost of the masks, according to the report.
The record of positive COVID-19 tests in the five boroughs shows that Borough Park, Crown Heights, Williamsburg and Midwood all have above-average positive test rates.
The region's public health department noted that there have been 10 confirmed cases of coronavirus discovered among members of the Tosh Hasidic community.
The story was close to my heart: I remember my own grandmother telling us about her being a little girl hiding under the kitchen table as the Cossacks plundered her village (also in today’s Ukraine).
While some anecdotal studies indicated that these drugs might be effective, other doctors have criticized Dr. Zelenko’s protocol, saying that more research is needed.
Fountains of Wayne’s most famous song was “Stacy’s Mom,” for which Schlesinger and co-songwriter Chris Collingwood were nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2003.
Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, a descendant of composer Felix Mendelssohn, sold the pastel work titled “Head of a Woman” in 1934, along with at least 15 other significant artworks. He died in 1935.
Students, parents and staff of the Magen David Yeshivah in Brooklyn had rented 621 rooms for about 1,200 guests for the April program at the Eden Roc hotel.
The donation earned praise from the Hungarian capital’s mayor.
Johnson said he takes precautions, including wiping down the equipment before the 87-year-old Ginsburg works out and social distancing.
Chera, 78, is part of the tight-knit Syrian Jewish community in Brooklyn. In 2014, he was honored at the gala dinner of the American Friends of the Rabin Medical Center.
In short, how can we be present when we are not allowed to be present?
Even alone in my apartment, I am overwhelmed by space. What I am craving is: time.
While there are stark contrasts between today’s coronavirus pandemic and HIV/AIDS epidemic, Jewish law gives us a road map that applies to both.
In Thousand Oaks, California, an online school board meeting was reportedly interrupted with pornographic images, as well as a Nazi flag and swastika.
'My Office will prosecute any individual who defies or breaks the law, State of Emergency or otherwise. Everyone must respect and follow the law.'
Rabbi Josef Neumann, 72, went into a coma after the event at Monsey during the Hannukah celebrations last December, and died from his wounds on Sunday.
Some 250,000 of the masks will go to the Trump administration’s program to assist health workers.
Freundel, 68, who began serving his prison term in May 2015, was sentenced to 6 1/2 years after pleading guilty to 52 counts of voyeurism, a charge that carries up to a year’s incarceration.
Cote St. Luc, a Montreal suburb with the densest and most elderly Jewish population in Quebec, reported some of earliest cases and has declared a state of emergency.
He used various aliases online to post hundreds of antisemitic, anti-black and anti-Muslim messages, images and videos
The decision reverses the 2008 stance by the city, which owns the museum, in which it argued that the collector, Curt Glaser, sold the artworks at market value.
Since starting production last week, the school in Merion Station has made about 200 shields for distribution to doctors and nurses in the community. Now it’s ramping up production to produce that ma
The figures are raising concerns that British Jews are particularly at risk from the virus. They are also giving rise to multiple hypotheses to explain this reality, though none seem conclusive.
The Berlin Center for Antisemitism Research has faced criticism for employing a researcher who worked for an organization that promoted a rally calling for Israel's destruction.
JFNA help Jewish nonprofits access Small Business Administration loans, as part of the Paycheck Protection Program, through the CARES Act.
The one reform rabbi known to have died is Rabbi Neil Kraft, the beloved rabbi of the Edgware and Hendon Reform Synagogue who passed away weeks before he was due to retire.
Garbuz was directly connected to 37 other confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York, including his wife, two of their children and a neighbor.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he is renaming proposed state hate crime legislation in honor of the Monsey stabbing victim who died on Sunday.
The Jewish community of Bucharest, Romania, received a rabbinical allowance to bury coronavirus victims on Shabbat.
Klein also hinted to the possibility of infusing more Jewish life into the public conscience by marking public cultural days.
Before speaking to my mom, I hadn’t given any thought to Passover cleaning or how filling a cupboard with pasta could be a problem for some Jews.
Data on the religious identity of those infected or deceased usually does not exist and even Jewish institutions themselves often do not have accurate information.
The first Jewish victim of the coronavirus in Argentina was cremated by local authorities despite protests from the local Jewish community.
Governor Cuomo will rename the domestic terror hate crime legislation, the "Josef Neumann Hate Crimes Domestic Terrorism Act"
Two residents of Montefiore, a Jewish nursing home in suburban Cleveland, tested positive for coronavirus.
A tweet Saturday from the Florida for Bernie account showed two large swastikas painted in black and the words “voting didn’t stop us last time.”
A New Jersey man sent Facebook messages to Gov. Phil Murphy and others threatening to harm Orthodox Jews for violating state coronavirus restrictions.
This is ‘perhaps one of the most significant challenges our community has faced since the Holocaust’
Cremation of the dead is not allowed under religious Jewish law.
Holocaust survivors are made more vulnerable to the virus due to their age, and given the trauma they've experienced are also made more susceptible to mental health issues due to prolonged isolation.
"I understand how important people’s faiths are to them, and we need our faith in this time of crisis. But we do not need gatherings that will endanger people."
Each person seeking the relief must have a US social security number, and the deadline for the US to provide the money is the end of 2020.
Here the coronavirus reminds us of the plagues of old – they were severe but then they were over. Our plague has no end in sight so we will be quarantined for a long time.
Its 178 employees were sent home for at least two weeks. Krulik, the center’s CEO, acknowledged that they had entered a “challenging and unpredictable time.”
Nevins was tested for the coronavirus on March 12 and a week later got back a positive result. A week after that, he was tested again. Friday morning, he got the result: All clear.
There is one word to describe the feeling that is overtaking the world now: grief.
The painting is very detailed, showing a group of hook-nosed Jews with peyot and yellow, uneven teeth strangling the child and draining his blood.
The company he founded will continue to pay its workers through the pandemic and will manufacture gowns and masks for medical workers.
“We’re fortunate to have this giant factory in Pennsylvania that makes all these baseball jerseys.”
Isolated and worried, thousands of Italian Jews have turned to their communal media and institutions for a lifeline and sense of solidarity.
Spiegel said Israelis couldn’t protest, Netanyahu created ‘Corona dictatorship’
"You’re spreading the virus, you gotta go," said the Johnstons Toyota employee.
The author, or at least the main character in his book, is obsessed with a woman and spends most of the book whining about her.
Aryeh Even, an 88-year-old Israeli Holocaust survivor, died last week. He was the first Israeli fatality due to the virus.
Harvard University president Lawrence Bacow and his wife Adele Fleet Bacow have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Jews make up just 0.3% of the population in the United Kingdom.
'There was no sting of defeat, there was no glory of victory, it was just kind of this, like, blank screen, and an emptiness — wondering what could have been.'
The coronavirus outbreak has severely impacted the Jewish community, forcing many communal institutions such as schools and synagogues to shut down.
The man’s name: Jonathan Herzog. His age: 25, and he says he thinks he can be the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
The Kashrut Division of the court developed the list, titled “Product guidelines in extremis,” from an array of basic goods to help quarantined families