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

Staying Home: Israeli Emigration at 40-Year Low

The number of Israelis leaving home for the Diaspora declined to a 40-year low, and many “yordim” - emigrants - are returning. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/7/2012, 9:57 AM

Video: Diaspora Demands Israel Fight Anti-Semitism

Israel must not only ask the Diaspora what it can do for the Jewish State but also must help other Jews fight anti-Semitism, says ADL.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Yoni Kempinski, 6/24/2012, 9:58 AM

Hoenlein: Time to Get the Youth Excited About their Judaism

Malcolm Hoenlein: The way to ensure the continuity of Jewish existence is to reach out to the youth at the youngest age.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/22/2012, 6:45 PM

Global Village 2012 Conference to Launch in Jerusalem

The "global village" is about to gather in Jerusalem -- those who understand the concept and its benefits to Israel and the diaspora.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2012, 7:01 PM

4 of 5 Israeli Jews Feel Bond to Diaspora Jews

Israelis laugh in the face of hardships: 80% would rather live in Israel than anywhere else. Religious, Jerusalemites are happiest.Gil Ronen, 4/25/2012, 8:47 PM

Video: Peres Tells Diaspora ‘Reality Beyond our Vision’

The reality of Israel after 64 years of independence is “much more than the vision we once dreamed," Peres tells the Diaspora.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/25/2012, 7:27 PM

MK Galon Criticized for 'Jew-Boys' Slip of the Tongue

Yisrael Beytenu Anglos criticizes Meretz MK Zahava Galon for terming New York Jews “Jew-boys” in a radio interview.Elad Benari, 4/20/2012, 2:16 AM

Galon’s Slip of the Tongue: "Jew-boys" from Brooklyn

Meretz head MK Zahava Galon terms New York Jews “Jew-boys” in a slip of the tongue.Maayana Miskin, 4/18/2012, 4:37 PM

Former IDF Officer Plans Security for Canadian Jews

A former IDF officer plans to make Canada safer for Jews with unarmed patrols trained in counter-terror tactics.Maayana Miskin, 3/25/2012, 12:01 AM

French Murders Wake Up US Jews for More Security

The gangland-style murder of three Jewish children and a rabbi in France has sent shivers through the bones of Diaspora Jews.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/20/2012, 8:13 AM