Diaspora

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.

Terrorist guide taught in Toronto by PFLP-tied group

A Toronto seminar by Samidoun highlights the PFLP’s strategy for dismantling Israel, sparking controversy and protests. The PFLP is designated a terrorist organization in Canada.

Touro president: These are three reasons that antisemitism spread on campus

Most "disasters," like airplane crashes or the one unfolding at US universities and colleges, are multifactorial, Kadish explained. One such factor was a "false illusion" that antisemitism was gone. 

Jewish Democratic group endorses Kamala Harris, commends Biden for ‘passing the torch’

The group said it’s proud if endorse Harris’s “historic candidacy for president” and remains deeply committed to ensuring Democrats hold the White House.

Bournemouth City Council declines motion to de-twin from Netanya

The Palestine Solidarity Movement rallied to support the motion. According to the BCP-based group, the item was "undemocratically" removed from the agenda.

 Bella Hadid poses on the red carpet at the 77th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France

Bella Hadid prepares to sue Adidas after 1972 Olympics sneaker debacle

The alleged legal filings emerged following the controversial Adidas campaign, which featured sneakers initially designed by the sports clothing brand for the 1972 Olympics in Munich.

Chicago passes ordinance against antisemitic and hateful flyers

Chicago's ordinance on unlawful threatening objects was amended to prohibit leaving hateful or threatening material intended or likely to intimidate, emotionally abuse, threaten, or slander a person.

Dutch anti-Israel activists vandalize Rotterdam city hall

The front of the city hall was closed off, while the outer facade was cleaned of red paint.

'Disgusting gaslighting, victim narrative': CAIR-LA outreach manager rants about 'Zionists'

He criticized Israel for labeling what he called anti-Israel "peaceful protesters" as "violent" and "antisemitic."

 A group of Bielski partisans in the Naliboki forest, May, 1944 (courtesy of Yad Vashem Photo Archiv

Jews saving Jews: The story of the Bielski partisans

'Even the old and the sick were valued in the Bielski partisans, and Tuvia made every effort to save their lives as well.'

By BETTY BRODSKY COHEN
20/07/2024
A family have breakfast outside their home at a Jewish community in Sanaa, Yemen

Israeli strikes in Yemen bring renewed attention to Hodeidah's Jewish history

Today, the Jewish community in Hodeidah and Yemen is nearly extinct.

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