Is the Diaspora so deep in the Jewish DNA that there is no hope?

How fear and trauma of the exile can warp the perception of a Jew enough to reject the mitzvah of aliyah.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 8/2/2019, 3:09 PM

For The 17th of Tammuz: Tarzan of the Diaspora

A Jew isn’t an American, or a Frenchman, or a South African, even if he grows up there. A Jew has a homeland of his own, with his own code of life, the Torah, which is meant to be lived in Israel. Tzvi Fishman, 7/20/2019, 11:36 PM

The sweet Diaspora

The goal of the Exodus was to bring the liberated Nation to the Land of Israel. Sinai was a stop along the way, not the final destination. Paris, Berlin, London, Brooklyn, and Los Angeles are never mentioned. Tzvi Fishman, 7/1/2019, 12:38 PM

Start speaking Diaspora-Ish

The next diaspora minister needs to remember the enormous influence of the Jews around the world, and their great support of Israel in so many fields. Noy Assraf, 4/7/2019, 4:27 PM

Are Diaspora Jews sinking in exile?

The Aliyah Team questions the role of Jews in exile.David Lev and Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/26/2018, 7:09 AM

Remaining in the Diaspora - courage or cowardice?

In the Diaspora, the Jew risks being caught up in the courage-or-cowardice conflict.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/14/2018, 3:10 PM

Anti-Semitic and pro-Israel?

How does the world view the country of Israel?David Lev, 10/30/2018, 1:15 AM

Why are we Jews? Because we care

Is the world’s negative opinion of the Jews that sacrosanct that we Jews believe it ourselves? G-d forbid!David Lev and Dr. Sam Minskoff, 9/30/2018, 5:37 PM

Generation's mission: Connect all world's Jews

First-ever conference for leading Jewish schools attended by over 150 principals from 31 countries.Eliran Aharon, 7/12/2018, 10:40 AM

Connecting young Jews in Diaspora with Israel

Marriage of Israeli-American woman to European football player illustrates need to strengthen Jewish identity in Israel, says Lavi Olami.Raphael Levy, 6/7/2018, 3:41 PM

The Holocaust did not legitimize Zionism

If international public opinion does not understand that Jews deserved Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in 1933 no less than in 1948, it will infer that Zionism owes its legitimacy to Hitler.   Rafael Castro, 5/22/2018, 7:11 PM

'We have not forgotten our brethren in the Diaspora'

In preparation for Israel's 70th anniversary, 70 Israeli leaders and intellectuals will leave for 70 Jewish communities around the world.Hezki Baruch, 4/8/2018, 8:05 PM

'What happened to Spain's Jews?'

Over 100 million people descended from forcibly converted Spanish Jews, says Reconectar organization, 1 in 4 US Latinos has Jewish ancestry.David Rosenberg, 4/3/2018, 7:28 AM

How many 'Lost Jews' are there worldwide?

Gov't report claims there are close to 100 million 'lost Jews' or 'crypto-Jews' around the world. Will Israel reach out to them?David Rosenberg, 3/29/2018, 6:47 PM

'We stem the tide of intermarriage'

Be'er Hagolah in New York gives children of immigrant Jews affordable Jewish education.Eliran Aharon, 7/6/2017, 10:24 PM

'Israel can help Diaspora Jews fight assimilation'

Gesher CEO on visit to Britain to learn concerns and issues facing Diaspora Jewry says Israel can help strengthen Jewish identify abroad.Yoni Kempinski, 6/30/2017, 9:17 AM

'MKs who vote for conversion bill not welcome in Chicago'

President of Jewish Federation of Chicago says organization will refuse to host any MK who votes in favor of conversion bill.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 6/28/2017, 8:01 PM

'We need to strengthen the relationship with the Diaspora'

Senior director for Diaspora Affairs at the Ministry of Diaspora discusses decision on Kotel, relations between the Diaspora and Israel.Uzi Baruch, 6/27/2017, 2:05 AM

'Jewish Diaspora leaders support moving embassy to Jerusalem'

Report shows Diaspora leaders feel Jerusalem is central to world Jewry but are worried about lack of 'Jewish pluralism' in Israel's capital.Gary Willig, 5/18/2017, 9:28 PM

Rabbi Hier :'Jewish Diaspora is dependent on Israel'

Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder of Simon Wiesenthal Center says to Arutz Sheva that without Israel there will be no more Jews.Yoni Kempinski, 4/26/2017, 5:25 PM

'Solidarity cannot be confined to the symbolic'

President Rivlin calls on rabbinic leadership  in Diaspora to participate in strategic dialogue about future of Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 9:59 AM

The greatest addiction of all

The most dangerous addiction of all and how to overcome it is outlined in detail below. Tzvi Fishman, 1/6/2017, 6:17 AM

Should Israel battle assimilation, and how?

Arutz Sheva invites readers worldwide to share thoughts and insights regarding one of the main challenges of the Jewish nation today.Arutz Sheva, 12/28/2016, 1:45 AM

Bennett and Sharansky mark 'Diaspora Jewry Week' with students

Education Min. and Jewish Agency Head meet with students from around the world to promote ties between Israeli and Diaspora Jewish students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2016, 11:13 AM

Yeshiva rabbi: Disconnection dangerous to Jewish future

Report on Israeli yeshiva delegates who visited North American Jewish schools; rabbi says losing touch with Israel leads to assimilation.Rabbis Eliezer Shenvald, 12/19/2016, 11:38 AM

What's the next joint project of our nation?

Please send us your thoughts as part of our project connecting Israelis and the Diaspora. This week we ask - what's next?Arutz Sheva, 11/18/2016, 5:43 AM

Jewish State responsible for Jewish Nation?

The Arutz Sheva special project connecting between Jewish diaspora and Israel continues with a 2nd question for our readers.Arutz Sheva, 11/8/2016, 9:07 PM

Special project: Connecting to Jewish Diaspora

Arutz Sheva, in cooperation with the Diaspora Affairs Ministry, invites you to share your feelings about Israel and the Diaspora.Yoni Kempinski, 11/3/2016, 2:21 PM

Rabbi warns against 'Jewish Diaspora alienation'

President of the Council of Young Israel Rabbis says too many young Jews aren't concerned with Israel and that must change.Yoni Kempinski, 11/2/2016, 5:15 AM

Reform movement to campaign against Israel on Rosh Hashanah

Reform, Conservative movements launch campaign after bids to gain recognition in Israel fail. Foreign Ministry calls to 'pacify' tension.Gary Willig, 10/2/2016, 1:36 PM

Bennett: We're losing millions of Jews to assimilation

Minister of Education and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett blesses diaspora emissaries: 'Work hard to save another Jew.'Yoni Kempinski, 8/1/2016, 1:15 PM

Idan Raichel to receive citation for cultural contribution

B'nai Brith world center to confer citation upon musician Idan Raichel for fostering closer Israel-Diaspora relations through the artsShai Landesman, 6/23/2016, 12:55 PM

The biggest boycotters of Israel

This group boycotts the entire country. Tzvi Fishman, 6/4/2016, 9:07 PM

Stop holding up the works!

The Arabs are not the problem in Israel, or the secular Israeli government and culture – the problem is the Diaspora. Tzvi Fishman, 5/1/2016, 6:52 AM

Off with the Masks!

In a state of what can be called Diaspora dementia, Jews always fool themselves into thinking they belong to the societies in which they live. Tzvi Fishman, 3/23/2016, 11:41 PM

2015 Anti-Semitism report presented to government

Main focus highlights spread of radical Islam, refugee crisis and immigrants, calls for Israeli boycott and rise of the extreme right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2016, 4:32 PM

Is Christmas the day Diaspora Jews feel most Jewish?

Whether it is the 'Matzoball' or eating Chinese food, Jews have created a counterculture to celebrate their own 'otherness' in the U.S.Raphael Poch, 12/22/2015, 5:42 PM

Introducing: The 'Kosher Walkie Talkie'

The Zomet Institute of Halacha and Technology has developed a 'Shabbat Friendly' walkie talkie, to enhance security for diaspora Jews.Moshe Cohen, 7/16/2015, 12:30 PM

Watch: Can Anglo Israelis Influence Diaspora Jewry?

Emissaries teaching Diaspora Jews about Israel and Jewish values can have a great impact, Rabbi Doron Perez proclaims.Yoni Kempinski, 7/9/2015, 2:50 PM

Report: Israel's Relations with Communities Abroad Suffering

Think-tank finds despite encouraging demographic growth, Israel must work to repair relationship with Jewish communities abroad.Cynthia Blank, 6/28/2015, 2:59 PM

Poles Look to Jewish Past with Unique Admiration

Rabbi Yona Daniel Simons says his time in the country proved Poles' views of Jews is far more complex than what people think.Gedalyah Reback, 4/7/2015, 3:34 PM

Israel Thinks Assimilation is the Diaspora's Problem

Despite possible threats to American Jewish consensus on Israel, Jerusalem doesn’t see a reason to get involved.Gedalyah Reback, 3/25/2015, 1:45 AM

Tzohar Calls on Diaspora Communities to Fly Israeli Flag

Rabbi David Stav, Tzohar chairman, calls on global support for Israel - both abroad and by visiting the Jewish state.Tova Dvorin, 8/1/2014, 10:15 AM

The Dead-End of Diaspora

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Haaretz Declares War on Hanukkah?

Newspaper's TV critic is upset with news studios for showing hanukkiah, predicts Israel's dire end.Gil Ronen, 12/3/2013, 9:57 AM

Diaspora Jewry Must Ask: 'Why Be Jewish?'

Former British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says Diaspora Jewry must focus on the 'Why?' if it is to have a future.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 11/12/2013, 4:17 PM

Tzohar: Release List of State-Approved Diaspora Rabbis

Rabbi David Stav, Tzohar's director, calls on Rabbinate to released list of rabbis abroad who can legally determine Jewish status.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2013, 9:33 PM

Bennett: Israel Must 'Reinvent' its Relationship with Diaspora

"Perpetuation of the Jewish people is what I live for" Minister tells WJC; says Israel must do more to reach out to Diaspora Jewry.Natan Epstein, 10/23/2013, 5:13 PM

Bennett: Bring Immigrants While Strengthening Diaspora Jews

Minister Bennett: Aliyah is important, but some Jews are not going to move to Israel and the Israeli government must support them as well.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/6/2013, 3:14 AM

Turkish Minister Denies 'Jewish Diaspora' Remarks

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay denies reports that he blamed the "Jewish diaspora" for the anti-government protests.Rina Tzvi , 7/2/2013, 10:52 PM

'Jewish Diaspora' Behind Unrest, Says Turkish Minister

The “Jewish diaspora” is behind recent unrest, says Turkish deputy prime minister.Rina Tzvi , 7/2/2013, 5:51 PM

Netanyahu Recommends Sharansky For Second Term

PM Netanyahu recommends Natan Sharansky be appointed to a second term as head of the Jewish Agency. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/19/2013, 5:56 PM

MK Rabbi Lipman Meets JFNA

Meeting begins process of "strengthening the ties of Jewish communities throughout the world with Israel." Gil Ronen, 2/7/2013, 7:38 PM

US Liberal Jews’ War on Orthodoxy at Kotel

US Liberal Jews press Netanyahu to overthrow Jewish custom at the Wall and let women pray with men’s religious prayer shawls there. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2012, 12:33 PM

Grave Disconnect as Orthodox Leaders Refused to Support Romney

70% of the Jewish population voting for Obama may show a grave disconnect between Israel and the Jewish population abroad. Annie Lubin, 11/7/2012, 4:41 PM

Israeli Journalists Launch New Diaspora Reporters' Association

A group of Israeli journalists this week announced a new union of reporters in Israel who cover the Jewish Diaspora.Chana Ya'ar, 9/13/2012, 8:51 AM

Peres Extends New Years Wishes to Jews Worldwide

President Shimon Peres has extended his New Year’s greetings to the Jewish communities in the Diaspora. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/9/2012, 4:05 PM