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.
On top of this announcement, the university's president, John Thrasher, that the staff will now have to partake in an annual training program meant tor make the campus.
“My great-grandfather was a Spanish rabbi. He’s a Sephardic Jewish man," said Cannon.
"Without her the world is damp and gray, and everything is colder."
"At a time of a dramatic rise in antisemitism and racism against ethnic minorities, to have such poisonous objects on Facebook only helps to inflame the embers of discrimination and extremism."
‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ allows anyone to experience Israel like a Birthright Israel participant for a day
Keene said she was inspired to call out Oakland Hebrew Day by name after hearing about another family who said their transgender child was also not welcomed by the Orthodox Jewish school.
The protests were triggered by the Aug. 9 presidential elections, which are widely seen to be rigged. Lukashenko claimed to have won about 80% of the vote.
Mamele, which uses the affectionate Yiddish diminutive -le, literally means “little mama” and is a term of endearment for moms.
The movement will work to recruit a more diverse staff and board with a focus on racial justice, a statement said.
Israel agreed to suspend its planned extension of sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria to facilitate relations with the UAE and potentially other Arab and Muslim countries.
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Imaginative and entertaining is an apt description of the novel as a whole. It does not fit neatly into any standard genre. It is essentially a fast-moving thriller.
“In view of the rising number of violent attacks on Jewish citizens, it is time to bring back the armed military to guard Jewish neighborhoods, synagogues, schools and other community institutions.”
The candidate, Madison Cawthorn, is running to represent western North Carolina in Congress.
At the center of the controversy is one mysterious synagogue.
Seawright is a member of the Assembly’s Jewish caucus and her husband is Jewish.
Two people were killed and four people were hospitalized in serious condition.
The video is the fourth released by the AJC as part of its Arabic-language series "An al-Yahud," ("About the Jews"), which aims to build engagement between Arabs and Jews.
The idea behind the initiative is to assist rabbis and their communities in combating antisemitism and instances of anti-Israel activity by connecting them to StandWithUs’ services.
The plan was approved in the same year as the Mossad stopped hunting Nazis, including in Paraguay, where notorious doctor Josef Mengele and many other Nazis were living at the time.
Many Twitter users were outraged with the retweet of anti-Zionism and accompanying definition given by Urban Dictionary, many deeming it antisemitic.
The original song is about the repeated oppression of the Jewish people throughout history. The rewritten song is a prayer for Donald Trump to win reelection.
In addition to calling Hitler “Führer,” a term of reverence, Cawthorn also named his real estate company SPQR, a term popular among white nationalists.
A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to threatening the Jewish community of Lakewood over violations of the state’s lockdown rules that took place there in March.
New York’s museums have been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic and have still not been given the green light to reopen by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The headstones, which were uncovered during construction work that began in June, have been removed and stored by the municipality, which will consult Jewish community officials on what to do next.
After World War II, both Werner Scheu and Albert Viethen were among a group of former Nazi officials who ran children’s homes in West Germany where torture, abuse and malnourishment were commonplace.
A website dedicated to selling face masks featuring images of the Holocaust has stopped selling the masks and said it would shut down on Aug. 11.
It’s an unusual development for Eastern and Central Europe, where leaders of Jewish communities are rarely expelled and seldom express acrimonious public criticism of Israel.
Jacobs, 81, agreed to work on the memorial after learning that Albania was the only country in Europe that had more Jews after World War II than it did before.
“Dirty Jew! Dirty Jewish son of a whore, you’re a dead man! We will kill you! Dirty Race!”
Harris is seen as a strong supporter with ties to AIPAC, the country’s largest pro-Israel lobby, and unlike some Democrats has not broached the idea of conditioning aid to Israel.
"We’re updating our policies to more specifically account for certain kinds of implicit hate speech or stereotypes about Jewish people controlling the world," Facebook said.
In Borough Park, only 49.2% of residents filled out the census in 2010, the last year it was conducted, compared to 61.9% across New York City.
Seniors reported to have had less stress at the hand of mental health decline caused by social isolation than youth, in addition to more financial ease.
“We can confirm that we recently received a complaint about an alleged assault that is said to have occurred a few weeks ago on one of our wards,"
Thousands of pilgrims travel each year to his gravesite in Almaty, the largest city in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan.
There are nearly 80,000 such memorials in Germany and elsewhere in Europe; the brass blocks are etched with dates of birth and death.
Beatified as St. Theresa Benedicta of the Cross in 1987, the saint was born in 1891 as Edith Stein.
The backlash against these comments come on the 32nd day of the ongoing protests in Bulgaria, calling on the government to step down.
The dramatic change in campuses like USC that were previously beacons of hope for Jewish students demonstrates how severe the situation is with rise in antisemitism.
The blatant bigotry against Jews has relentlessly risen on campuses.
And in 2012, Decker said he was at a bar with teammates when a group of girls asked him to leave the table when they found out he was Jewish.
But to fill the summer void, almost all the 150 Jewish overnight camps in the US and Canada have offered virtual programming.
The man, claiming he was German, said that the student "looks like a Jew" and that "we should have f**king gassed the lot of you."
Scot Bower became CSW's COO in 2016, coming from a background in charity leadership - previously serving as a director at 24-7 Prayer and The Sailor's Society.
In an op-ed published on Medium, one Jewish voter says, "she is exactly the kind of leader" the Jewish people need.
Convict Shai Dahan, 38, was found lifeless in his cell at Litoral Penitentiary in Guayaquil by officers during a riot.
The page was made to "provide a safe space for Jews of all backgrounds to speak up against antisemitism on college campuses."
"I never imagined seeing them again. I never imagined hugging them," said one family member.
On Wednesday, police responded to a report from Temple Emanuel Sinai and found a broken window as well as other physical damage.
In reference to its connection to Neo-Nazism, Dr. Dvir Abramovich, Chairman of the ADC, said that Nazi memorabilia has inspired white supremacist attacks.
Axios on Thursday reported that Abrams would replace Brian Hook, who is stepping down from the Iran job.
A wide range of Montrealers plan to demonstrate against the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement.
Rabbis “should consider inviting congregations to go out to the synagogue’s yard and blow the shofar there, outside the actual building."
The firm withdrew its lawsuit during a court hearing on Aug. 5.
Goldfein, 60, stepped down as scheduled on Thursday.
Eighty percent of American Jews don’t want special exemptions for houses of worship to reopen — essentially the same percentage as Americans as a whole (79%) and American Christians (74%).
Jewish groups have put the man under fire for his past statements about Muslim immigrants and for downplaying the importance of Nazi history.
Wiley was appointed The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award in the the 2018 New Years Honours for his services to music.
“When students are hounded out of elected positions in student government, in whole or part, because they identify as Zionists, that constitutes pernicious and ugly acts of hatred."
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia said it will not work with the local chapter of the NAACP over “an alarming amount of bigoted and anti-Jewish sentiments”
The incident took place on July 30, the Jewish fast day of Tisha B’Av.
B’nai Brith Canada, an organization that fights antisemitism, has filed a police complaint over the article published twice by the Głos Polski weekly.
The bill passed the state legislature unanimously.
She said the USC student government “has failed to be an inclusive space for numerous communities on campus.”
Andy Slavitt, a former Obama administration official who ran Medicare and Medicaid from 2015 to 2017, wants to encourage his fellow Jews to look on the bright side.
The religious Jewish world has created some unusual jobs, but one of the more bizarre surely belongs to Dr. Yeshaya Shafit, who is Russia’s only mohel, or professional circumciser, for adult men.
Yisrael Hiller, litigation partner at the Tel Aviv-based, international law firm Asserson, is representing Renate Blauel, Elton John’s ex-wife.
A quick review of comments made by predominantly black actors, athletes and musicians reveals that the time-tested tradition of blaming the Jews when things get tough has not gone out of style.
Dr. Yeshaya Shafit is Russia’s only mohel, or professional circumciser, for adult men.
While Latvia has worked to ensure the preservation of the memory of the Holocaust and promote education and historical study on the subject, progress on property restitution has remained slow.
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"We started thinking about ways to incorporate Israel and Israelis as an integral part of the summer’s virtual activities."
A new study comparing Jewish life in Russia 30 years ago and today finds anxiety about the future
In the grips of COVID-19, intensifying efforts to care for our global family.
How did the fanbase around a children’s show preaching kindness and acceptance become a home for White Supremacists and the far Right?
The banner also included a link to a website that contained “bigoted and explicitly racist pronouncements.”
Both Twitter and Facebook have been criticized for allowing antisemitic content to remain on their sites.
Rabbi Avram Mlotek has made headlines for officiating at gay Jewish weddings and challenging traditional stances against interfaith marriages.
The cream cotton t-shirt features two pine trees over the slogan "YO SEMITE," with logs forming the letters.
"We are happy to meet with members of the Knesset to address their questions and look forward to engaging with them at the earliest opportunity," TikTok told 'The Jerusalem Post' on Wednesday.
The curriculum is the first designed and developed by a living Holocaust survivor, and includes six lesson plans designed by a living Holocaust survivor.
Mainly for their depiction of an underground society of "lizard people" who control the world from the shadows, and a Yiddish-speaking handler who was implied to be Jewish in the series.
The rapper published a series of tweets last month asserting that Jews systematically exploited Black artists.
Johnson played for the Chiefs until 2009, when he was suspended for “conduct detrimental to the club” for a series of tweets using gay slurs. He was later waived by the team.
The amendment is “in line with Austria’s ongoing endeavour for reconciliation with all those who suffered under the totalitarian Nazi-regime in Austria,” Austria’s government website states.
Police in France have again arrested Alain Soral, one of the country’s most prominent purveyors of anti-Semitic sentiment.
The triskele, or triskelion, looks like three interlocking sevens and was one of many ancient European symbols appropriated by the Nazis and later by white supremacist groups.
Conviction appears to be the first criminal penalty for violent BDS activity
Historian Prof. Sarah Abrevaya Stein follows the Sephardi Levy family of Salonica from the end of the 19th century through the city’s transformation into present-day Greek Thessaloniki.
Little do the people of Israel and world Jewry know that the Jews of India, known as Bene Israel, were actively involved with fructifying their dream of a return to Zion way back from about 1830.
IRW has been labeled a terrorist organization by Israel, as well as other nations and banks, due to its funding and ties of Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.
Vindman had been set to be promoted to colonel, but learned that Trump planned to block his promotion.
Yesod represents one of countless efforts by enterprising parents trying to manage uncertainty around schooling that would have been unimaginable just six months ago.