Yeshiva rabbi: Disconnection dangerous to Jewish futureReport on Israeli yeshiva delegates who visited North American Jewish schools; rabbi says losing touch with Israel leads to assimilation.
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?
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.
Special project: Connecting to Jewish DiasporaArutz Sheva, in cooperation with the Diaspora Affairs Ministry, invites you to share your feelings about Israel and the Diaspora.
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.
Reform movement to campaign against Israel on Rosh HashanahReform, Conservative movements launch campaign after bids to gain recognition in Israel fail. Foreign Ministry calls to 'pacify' tension.
Bennett: We're losing millions of Jews to assimilationMinister of Education and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett blesses diaspora emissaries: 'Work hard to save another Jew.'
Idan Raichel to receive citation for cultural contributionB'nai Brith world center to confer citation upon musician Idan Raichel for fostering closer Israel-Diaspora relations through the arts
The biggest boycotters of IsraelThis group boycotts the entire country.
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.
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.
2015 Anti-Semitism report presented to governmentMain focus highlights spread of radical Islam, refugee crisis and immigrants, calls for Israeli boycott and rise of the extreme right.
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.
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.
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.
Report: Israel's Relations with Communities Abroad SufferingThink-tank finds despite encouraging demographic growth, Israel must work to repair relationship with Jewish communities abroad.
Poles Look to Jewish Past with Unique AdmirationRabbi Yona Daniel Simons says his time in the country proved Poles' views of Jews is far more complex than what people think.
Israel Thinks Assimilation is the Diaspora's ProblemDespite possible threats to American Jewish consensus on Israel, Jerusalem doesn’t see a reason to get involved.
Tzohar Calls on Diaspora Communities to Fly Israeli FlagRabbi David Stav, Tzohar chairman, calls on global support for Israel - both abroad and by visiting the Jewish state.
Haaretz Declares War on Hanukkah?Newspaper's TV critic is upset with news studios for showing hanukkiah, predicts Israel's dire end.
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.
Tzohar: Release List of State-Approved Diaspora RabbisRabbi David Stav, Tzohar's director, calls on Rabbinate to released list of rabbis abroad who can legally determine Jewish status.
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.
Bennett: Bring Immigrants While Strengthening Diaspora JewsMinister Bennett: Aliyah is important, but some Jews are not going to move to Israel and the Israeli government must support them as well.
Turkish Minister Denies 'Jewish Diaspora' RemarksTurkish Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay denies reports that he blamed the "Jewish diaspora" for the anti-government protests.
'Jewish Diaspora' Behind Unrest, Says Turkish MinisterThe “Jewish diaspora” is behind recent unrest, says Turkish deputy prime minister.
Netanyahu Recommends Sharansky For Second TermPM Netanyahu recommends Natan Sharansky be appointed to a second term as head of the Jewish Agency.
MK Rabbi Lipman Meets JFNAMeeting begins process of "strengthening the ties of Jewish communities throughout the world with Israel."
US Liberal Jews’ War on Orthodoxy at KotelUS Liberal Jews press Netanyahu to overthrow Jewish custom at the Wall and let women pray with men’s religious prayer shawls there.
Grave Disconnect as Orthodox Leaders Refused to Support Romney70% of the Jewish population voting for Obama may show a grave disconnect between Israel and the Jewish population abroad.
Israeli Journalists Launch New Diaspora Reporters' AssociationA group of Israeli journalists this week announced a new union of reporters in Israel who cover the Jewish Diaspora.
Peres Extends New Years Wishes to Jews WorldwidePresident Shimon Peres has extended his New Year’s greetings to the Jewish communities in the Diaspora.
Staying Home: Israeli Emigration at 40-Year LowThe number of Israelis leaving home for the Diaspora declined to a 40-year low, and many “yordim” - emigrants - are returning.
Video: Diaspora Demands Israel Fight Anti-SemitismIsrael 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.
Hoenlein: Time to Get the Youth Excited About their JudaismMalcolm Hoenlein: The way to ensure the continuity of Jewish existence is to reach out to the youth at the youngest age.
Global Village 2012 Conference to Launch in JerusalemThe "global village" is about to gather in Jerusalem -- those who understand the concept and its benefits to Israel and the diaspora.
4 of 5 Israeli Jews Feel Bond to Diaspora JewsIsraelis laugh in the face of hardships: 80% would rather live in Israel than anywhere else. Religious, Jerusalemites are happiest.
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.
MK Galon Criticized for 'Jew-Boys' Slip of the TongueYisrael Beytenu Anglos criticizes Meretz MK Zahava Galon for terming New York Jews “Jew-boys” in a radio interview.
Galon’s Slip of the Tongue: "Jew-boys" from BrooklynMeretz head MK Zahava Galon terms New York Jews “Jew-boys” in a slip of the tongue.
Former IDF Officer Plans Security for Canadian JewsA former IDF officer plans to make Canada safer for Jews with unarmed patrols trained in counter-terror tactics.
French Murders Wake Up US Jews for More SecurityThe gangland-style murder of three Jewish children and a rabbi in France has sent shivers through the bones of Diaspora Jews.
Literary Icon Warns: Judaism Important? Come to IsraelLiterary icon A. B. Yehoshua warns Diaspora Jews: Come to Israel if you value Judaism, and he says Holocaust was a “Jewish failure.”
Israelis Travel Abroad, Strengthen Jewish ValuesBnei Akiva Program in eighth year of success; continues promoting love of Israel in Jewish communities throughout the Diaspora.
‘American Jewish Caucus’ Lobbies KnessetA new American Jewish caucus is launched to lobby the Knesset to consider Diaspora Jews and may challenge the definition of who is a Jew.
'Israel is the Greatest Place in the World'Participants at the Jerusalem Conference for English speakers have a message to Jews in the Diaspora: Come to Israel!
Hi-Tech Upgrade for Diaspora MuseumThe Cabinet approves a program to upgrade the popular Diaspora Museum in Tel Aviv, which previously shut down because of lack of funds.
Jewish Agency: We're Aiming Higher With New Aliyah PlanThe Jewish Agency has changed - and it has an ambitious plan to persuade more Jews to make aliyah and become active in their home communities.
More Israeli-Vatican Talks, Following Vatican Call for PA StateVatican calls for PA state, has not repealed its demand for control of Old City areas - and Dep. Min. Ayalon is on his way there for talks.
'500 Jews a Day Lost to Assimilation'The Jewish Agency plans a major campaign to provide Jewish education in the Diaspora. 'Strong Diaspora is an Israeli interest.'
The Torah of The Land of Israel for Jewish DiasporaArutz Sheva TV met members of Torah MiTzion, which sends emissaries with one main goal - to learn and teach torah throughout the Diaspora
1,000 Israeli Youth 'Ambassadors' Head to AmericaOver 1,000 Israeli youths are heading to America as “ambassadors” of Zionism in summer camps.
Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon's Message for Diaspora JewsDeputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon sends a message to Jews in the Diaspora for Israel's Independence Day.
Strengthening Zionism in the Diaspora and Judaism in IsraelThe Global Conference of the World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers (WCJCC) is taking place in Israel