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.
The company is removing books such as “Mein Kampf” and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” in addition to other Nazi coins, posters and memorabilia.
It was a joke Jews and even Israelis might tell each other, but which becomes uncomfortable and even anti-Jewish when released into the wild.
The last communication she had with her family over FaceTime had her holding up her hands in the shape of a heart.
“I went to Adamah because everyone was telling me this is like a great queer place to learn, like you will meet many trans and queer Jews there,” said Kohanski.
Foundation will recognize Rabbi Lord Sacks’ legacy and will produce a documentary about his life's work.
“Purim has poignant relevance for Jews of the Diaspora. At times we hide our identities and at other times we reveal and assert that we are Jewish."
While filming the sequel to the massively popular 2006 “Borat” film last year, he said he feared for his life when told that he should wear a bulletproof vest to a gun rally.
The council represents more than 100 Orthodox synagogues across the country.
The Putin government’s treatment of the LGBTQ and Muslim communities has been decidedly different.
The family foundation announced the change in a news release in September that drew little attention.
The donation, totaling some £2million, is being made through the family's charitable foundation, The Exilarch's Foundation
"Drinking, cross-dressing, partying all night, letting it all hang out – oh yes friends, it is Purim."
Stereotypical jokes have been "used widely, throughout the generations, to persecute and attack Jews, and even as triggers for genocide."
“I come from a family where my grandparents fled antisemitism and persecution,” the erudite and soft-spoken judge said before pausing for several seconds to gather himself.
The name change comes at a time when companies the world over are assessing their product lines to ensure that they are culturally appropriate — a reckoning that is hitting the food world hard.
The social media post got her fired from the hit “Star Wars” show “The Mandalorian” two weeks ago.
The arrest of Travis Patron stemmed from a 2019 social network video called “Beware the Parasitic Tribe”
The Lodz Ghetto, which existed for more than four years, was the second-largest set up by the Nazis.
The theme of this year’s CPAC is “America Uncanceled.”
“Returning this artwork will mean a lot to the victims and is important for acknowledging the injustice perpetrated,” Halsema wrote.
“Israel is reporting that they’ve vaccinated half of their population, and I’m going to guess it’s the Jewish half,” Michael Che, the co-host of SNL’s news parody, “Weekend Update,” said.
Last week, the Gazeta Wyborcza daily published the pictures from 2007 of Greniuch extending his right arm in a gesture similar to the Nazi salute during a meeting of the far-right ONR group. which
Danon's five-year term will last until 2026, giving him a base for his political comeback.
CEO: “We’re going to dramatically increase the number of professional assessments that are being done as part of this round of grant application.”
Steinmeier added that Jewish contributions to German culture "made a decisive contribution" to Germany's emergence into the Modern Age.
Orthodox sellers make up a disproportionate share of third-party sellers, according to a 2019 Buzzfeed report that explored the connections between Amazon’s marketplace and Orthodox communities.
“I think the thaw is somewhat worse than the freeze,” Feist noted. “I didn't have power. I had intermittent power from Sunday. And now I have about four pipes that have burst in my house.”
Two organizations have announced a strategic partnership to support the alumni of the Repair the World Fellowship and staff by offering reduced tuition to study at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
The pope's visit was met with praise by the World Jewish Congress.
For British Jewry, the effort is akin to the fight by American Jews 15 years ago against the genocide in Darfur.
Among the remarks by Siderov was his assertion in a book from 2002 about “the great hoax called the Holocaust — the account that 6,000,000 Jews were gassed and burned.”
The number of Jews involved in the saga made the situation ripe for antisemitic exploitation.
Earlier this month, pig meat was left at two other synagogues in Switzerland.
Dozens of members of the Jewish community protested the ruling in front of the Hamburg prosecutor’s office earlier this week.
The scroll, which appears to be intact and has been kept in excellent condition since World War II, belonged to a synagogue in the southern city of Dordrecht.
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, a puppet character voiced by Jewish comedian Robert Smigel, will join the festivities this Purim.
“It really bothered me because making a nice Hanukkah sweater is something I always wanted to do.”
“His refusal to apologize is troubling and unacceptable to us,” said Matt Brooks, the director of the Republican Jewish Coalition. “These kind of comments have no place in our society.”
So far, the group has gotten aid to seniors and people without electricity. Synagogues and their congregants are offering shelter to those without power.
This song, posted in June 2017 features the following lyrics: “I'm hot in my head at the barbecue. If the merguez is kosher, I may have a cord around my neck.”
“It is the first conviction for Holocaust denial and it is a strong message from the legal system, one that shows significant progress,” said Alexandru Muraru.
De Blasio was asked if he was concerned about a rise in support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement “on the left.” He said the vast majority of liberal Democrats oppose the movement.
The ledger disappeared during the Holocaust and therefore is “stolen property,” the letter said.
Ossoff, the millennial who was sworn into Congress with multiple totems of his heritage, helped Democrats regain control of the Senate along with fellow Georgian Raphael Warnock.
The Maastricht University student discovered the damage to his mezuzah, an object containing scripture on parchment that Jews affix to their doorframes.
“He felt a special bond to the American Jewish community. Everyone could sense his humility, his integrity, the sincerity of his views, and his commitment and support for Israel."
After Jackson shared antisemitic language by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on social media last summer, an array of Black public figures spoke out about antisemitism in the Black community.
A number of people sent corona-themed mishloach manot or dressed up like Corona beer, but we all thought that this would pass well before we had set our tables for the Passover Seder.
The mainstream synagogues in town view Kesher Pittsburgh as direct competition.
'Esther in America' faithfully tracks the fascination of individuals and some groups with the characters and stories of the biblical book as well as the arc of America.
Inner-city LA mixing of Jews, other groups in the 1960s
Amiel was born in 1931 as Irena Librowicz in Poland. After surviving the ghetto in Częstochowa, she emigrated to Israel in 1948 where she has lived ever since.
On Russia, the report states that the country under President Vladimir Putin weaponized antisemitism by exaggerating its prevalence in Ukraine.
Now, camps will be allowed to open starting in June provided that COVID-19 cases continue to fall, Cuomo announced Wednesday.
Moises Katumbi does not define himself as Jewish, “but he has a warm connection to Judaism and Israel.”
You probably wouldn’t consider jazzy, soulful R&B to fall under the umbrella of “Jewish music,” but Jewish-Canadian singer-songwriter Erez Zobary is here to shatter that assumption.
The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain in a statement Monday called on prosecutors to launch an investigation into incitement to violence and discrimination.
In its statement on Sunday, DAIA also condemned Menem’s decision in 1989 to pardon generals responsible for abuses during the country’s so-called “Dirty War” during the 1970s and ’80s.
Ocean County health authorities have reported 11,369 COVID-19 cases in Lakewood since the start of the pandemic.
Gold released seven albums, worked with homeless gay youth and worked to raise awareness about AIDS. While no longer Orthodox, he stayed connected to his Jewish identity.
He’s only the second qualifier in history to make it to the Australian Open semifinals.
Association of over 40 rabbis in 14 Muslim-majority countries helps local Jewish communities with communal needs and relations with governments
The CNN news anchor, who is also Jewish, reminded David Schoen of some biblical verses.
The Ohio race, to replace Marcia Fudge, whom Biden has tapped to be Housing Secretary, is the first 2021 stage for the Israel-related battle.
It will request that universities provide students with equal rights and an environment free of racism.
While Jews in Ukraine faced near-constant persecution, in the United States, where religious freedom was greater protected, many Jews began to thrive.
Organization to include communities from UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
The program was under development for several years, but the coronavirus pandemic pushed the launch forward, the program now being entirely virtual.
He also joked that if his marriage falls apart, he’ll be in trouble.
On the third anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, parents of the shooting’s Jewish victims shared their memories and hopes.
The series is the brainchild of two recent college students who found themselves craving a way to get to know other people whose identities overlapped with their own.
Although all new immigrants must now present a criminal background check to make aliyah, other holes remain which can be abused by sex offenders to gain entry to Israel.
The initiative coincides with the 125th anniversary of the February 4, 1896 publication of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl's Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State).
Co-hosting will be Washington Nationals first baseman Josh Bell and Israeli-American Washington Mystics basketball player Alysha Clark.
The endowment was made in honor of the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies at UC Berkeley.
Bourla's parents were of 2,000 survivors from a community of 50,000 nearly eradicated by the Holocaust in Thessaloniki, Greece where he was born.
His tweet prompted an unusual repudiation several days later by the country’s second-largest party.
In 2017, the state passed the law, which financially penalizes companies that do not renounce the boycott Israel movement. A federal Arkansas judge dismissed a challenge to it in 2019.
Diners in the UAE have been finding their way to Jewish culture — via the home cooking of a South African expatriate for almost a year before the treaty establishing diplomatic relations.
He also previously received anonymous messages urging DAIA to remove itself from the complaint that accused former president and current vice president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Arno Klarsfeld said on television that a lamb at a slaughterhouse is the same as a Jew arriving at the gas chamber.
Witnesses said the woman told the alleged victims, “I hate you Jews. It’s not your place. You took our money” before striking them.
At last year’s Australian Open, Schwartzman lost in the fourth round to eventual winner Novak Djokovic.
Former Miss Israel Yityish Ayanaw will take part in a Wednesday online discussion aimed to pool together resources from Christian and Jewish communities to restore one of Israel’s ‘Lost Tribes'.
The resolutions were tabled by the Student Senate President Ahmad Daraldik at FSU, who allegedly has been known for making antisemitic statements.
Forced marriages have "no place whatsoever in Britain or anywhere in the world," PM's spokesperson said.
“The desecration of any memorial is extremely unacceptable, moreover the kind of memorials which are related to the minorities living in the city," said the mayor of the city.
“I was lucky that not having Asian or multiracial rabbis never made me think it was something that I couldn’t do.”
Organizations that oppose government scrutiny of secular education at the Jewish private schools were quick to praise Yang for his comments.
The Jewish Community Federation of Southern Arizona, which owns and operates the Post, announced the closure in an email to subscribers this week.
Raymond McGuire, who has never run for public office before, has raised more than $5 million in his mayoral campaign.
Stafman, a Democrat, leaned into his rabbinic identity as he campaigned to represent one of the most liberal districts in Montana.
In an interview with Bloomberg published Wednesday, Stoudemire said he brings an “antique gold menorah” with him wherever he goes.
Several German protests against coronavirus restrictions have featured antisemitic rhetoric and comparisons of the restrictions to what Jews went through in the Holocaust.
The renowned musician and conductor Perlman spoke of his experience at a recent online panel organized as part of Jewish Disability Advocacy Month.