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.
It was exactly 82 years ago on November 9th, 1938 that the Nazi regime launched its brutal, furiously destructive all-out attack against the Jews.
Ruth Zimbler, a Kristallnacht Holocaust Survivor reflection on how that day changed her life forever
"Despite the challenges of COVID-19 and rising antisemitism, European Jews are determined to continue working together to overcome these challenges and strengthen Jewish life in Europe.”
The ceremony also included several prayers for the souls off the deceased and for healing those who survived.
Jewish community leaders have applauded President Emmanuel Macron’s effort to counter what he calls “Islamist separatism”.
Cohen devotes a large portion of his new film to mocking antisemitism and Holocaust denial.
Ditchek said he’d heard people refer to him and several other Orthodox doctors as the “Jewish Faucis,” though he was a bit sheepish about the comparison.
They’re concerned about antisemitism and violence on the right driven by increasingly active white supremacist groups with funny names and unfunny agendas.
Randburg Magistrates Court found Matome Letsoalo guilty of “crimen injuria” for threatening and abusive messages targeting the Jewish community.
A meeting with a couple living in Dubai for the past 5 years, where they maintain their Jewish tradition and rich community life.
A week of virtual aliyah programming comes as applications for immigration spike in the wake of the coronavirus.
When Ryan Sherriff took the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend, he joined an exclusive club of Jewish pitchers in the World Series.
Earlier in the year, Rockoff served as the head of World Mizrachi’s Orthodox Israel Coalition, doubling its membership from the previous elections.
The votes represented the highest number cast since open Zionist elections were adopted in the American Jewish community 30 years ago.
“Chabad is exploring the possibilities of establishing centers to serve the religious and educational needs of Jews who will come to visit, do business or live there,” he added.
Widows/widowers and children of survivors from the expanded list of 'open ghetto' cities are also eligible to receive a German Pension.
Smith appeared to praise those who flouted school and synagogue closures during the pandemic, then urged rally attendees to do the same now.
Stern serves as a professor in the Faculty of Law at Bar Ilan University, where he also previously served as dean, and holds a Doctorate in Law from Harvard University.
More than 100,000 Jews have cast their votes for the 2021 Laureate, and 2 million people have engaged with the Genesis Prize on social media.
The representatives argue that Wall's position on the case, Republic of Germany vs. Alan Philip, fails to incorporate "bipartisan Congressional action and understanding of the Holocaust."
The surveys were taken in September and early October and included 1,010 Americans overall and 1,334 Jews. The margin of error for the general America sample was 3.7% and 4.2% for the Jewish sample.
The announcement comes days after Albania officially adopted the IHRA definition of antisemitism, becoming the first Muslim-majority nation to do so.
State Department calls on social media platforms to adopt IHRA definition.
“I’m honored to be on the team entrusted with [the philharmonic's] wellbeing at this critical juncture in history, as arts institutions face unprecedented challenges," said Dauber.
Several universities have allowed antisemitism to continue, taking no action against it.
The heads side of the coin features the Hebrew letter shin, followed by the acronym in Hebrew of Gaon Rabbi Elijah.
Federal death penalty cases are rare — so much so that San Diego has never tried one.
“We believe that by approaching study of the Holocaust from the perspective of the victims and survivors, we can move students from misunderstanding or indifference to empathy.”
The app's developers have announced that while content which promotes hate has always been off-limits.
Some of the families of congregants killed will also be in attendance at the virtual ceremony.
The new tram look “is a sign against antisemitism and against racism.”
This year’s World Zionist Congress is taking place online because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Swedish-born rabbis have worked in other cities but not in Stockholm, which is home to about 4,500 Jews, making it the country’s largest community.
The students filed the complaint with the assistance of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP alongside the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, in collaboration with the JNF and Hillel.
Now the two men, both in their 80s, have forged a close friendship that has become a symbol of reconciliation in their native Belgium.
Balkan country is first Muslim-majority counties to adopt formally adopt IHRA definition of antisemitism.
She didn’t succumb to gloom; She had the constitution of a survivor.
“It’s with a heavy heart that we’ve made the decision to stop compromising the integrity and quality of our renowned Jewish comfort food in order to stay open."
An editorial review by the BBC "found that this segment was in breach of our editorial guidelines."
Seven hundred twenty delegates and observers from over 30 countries participated in the three-day virtual conference.
As long as there's a plane flying that can land at Ben-Gurion Airport, new immigrants continue to arrive.
"Israel is the most special place in the universe! I wanted to be there."
‘Amnesty International is deeply committed to fighting antisemitism and all forms of hate worldwide,’ NGO responds.
The study analyzed 27 of the leading anti-vaccination groups present on Facebook and Twitter, with 79% of them having content that was deemed antisemitic.
A memorial walk to the Col de Fenestre pass is held once a year.
In honor of Aliyah Day on 7 Heshvan, a longtime oleh recounts the first time he saw Israel.
On November 9, March of the Living will mark the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht with a message of unity and hope through a unique international campaign.
The study published Wednesday by the London-based Institute for Jewish Policy Research found 1.3 million people who describe themselves as Jewish in continental Europe.
Facebook's decision is "a very important step towards addressing online anti-Semitic hate and extremism that has been recently on the rise in social media".
On Monday, Clarin, Argentina’s largest news site, chronicled the quarrel and quoted both Goldfarb and rabbis involved in the kosher supervision of meat.
The French Interior Ministry has dissolved a Hamas front group as part of a slew of actions prompted by the Oct. 16 beheading of a history teacher near Paris.
Cuomo instituted the color-coded zones earlier this month after he criticized New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to impose new restrictions to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
The museum will decide whether or not it can accept the terms of the new lease by Oct. 27.
Jacobs, who served as Garcetti’s chief of staff until 2017 and currently serves as a senior political adviser, announced the leave on Tuesday.
Along with keeping kosher and Shabbat, adherence to the laws of family purity is considered a pillar of observant Jewish life.
I’ve spent the last 17 years split between the United States and Israel — and for the first time, I’m not sure I want to be in either place.
Associating Jews with pigs is a centuries-old antisemitic trope traditionally called the “Judensau,” a type of image that depicted Jews engaging in obscene acts with pigs.
The news comes following the head of Germany's domestic security agency warning of rising levels of antisemitism in the country.
The suspect was taken in on charges of battery and hate crime charges, and is alleged to have assaulted Rabbi Yonatan Halevy on Saturday, October 10.
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The event, held by the US State Department, will feature US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and will be the first of its kind in the department’s history.
My motivation for reporting such irresponsible behavior outweighs the unpleasantness of the online harassment, although I am unfortunately well aware that it could escalate to physical violence.
Cohen hit on three different conspiracy theories: the term “Hollywood elite,” which has been tossed around in everything from decades-old antisemitism about Jews in the media to the more recent QAnon
The comments came in response to a question about a call he held with Orthodox leaders from Brooklyn and Queens Monday night.
Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite the Union, made the remark about Peter Mandelson in an interview aired Monday on the BBC.
The video was taken at the wedding of Satmar Grand Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum’s grandson in 2006.
Hate crimes are suspected as the cause behind these events.
The incident late Saturday night occurred near the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov.
In response, authorities cut his food rations and threatened to further limit his freedom.
Having worked with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, I have seen her defend the rights of Jewish Americans firsthand.
In her latest podcast episode, Messing reflected on antisemitism's influence on her upbringing and political identity.
The 38th World Zionist Congress of the World Zionist Organization opened online.
Due to the complaints of the center-left, liberal block, the Zionist organizations voted to delay the vote on the WZO officials.
The survey focused on a wide variety of topics of interest to American Jews, ranging from the 2020 US presidential election, Israel-US relations, Iran and Jewish identity.
Farrakhan has been labeled an extremist by the Anti-Defamation League and numerous other groups for a slew of antisemitic comments made over the years.
"Something is not right in the functioning of justice," said the League Against Racism and Antisemitism.
Amelie's goal: 60,000 steps for 60,000 heartbeats.
The protest intends to invoke a "public apology" for the "hurtful and bigoted statements" from the governor's office.
The organizations said that a new “wall-to-wall” coalition agreement was needed “in a spirit of peace and agreement” between all parties of the congress.
Eric Early, a Republican who is running for Congress in California, tweeted Sunday, “Nazi sympathizer Soros is a danger to our nation.”
The protest numbered around 200-300 people who began marching throughout the city streets after first gathering outside the stadium of the FC Den Bosch soccer team.
Publisher and editor-in-chief David Suissa said he hopes the print version of the paper will return once synagogues open again.
"Recently we have seen that our place in society is not guaranteed," said Agam Ben-David, addressing recent difficulties faced by many involved in the Israeli culture industry during the pandemic.
The synagogue supposedly took precautions to ensure the wedding would abide by regulations and not attract 10,000 attendees, but “nobody verified our plans before attacking us.”
The announcement comes following months of internal strife and factional tension in the JDC regarding the search for a new CEO.
The photo comes as conflict in both New York and Israel was sparked surrounding haredi gatherings in large quantities despite coronavirus regulations.
The sheriff's department has ordered the wedding be postponed or canceled, should it not be limited to 50 people.
CRIF, the umbrella organization of French Jewish communities, called on its followers to show up for the rally in Paris’ Republique Square, citing the “escalating nature of Islamist attacks.”
"I am proud to be here myself, liberating lands which were conquered more than 30 years ago. My friends and I truly believe this."
Cohen approached Evans for an interview in what he called a documentary earlier this year, the lawsuit states.
Mayer Rispler, 70, died Friday, according to Vos Iz Neias, an Orthodox news site.
Green spoke with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in August about his forthcoming book, how Hasidic Jews became conservatives.