Diaspora Jews

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Sometimes it takes a few pogroms

Sometimes it takes a few pogroms

Sometimes it takes a few pogroms to drive home the solution, inducing Diaspora Jews to make Aliyah as their forebears left Europe. Op-ed.Howard Rotberg, 17/06/2021 18:42
Faced with a tsunami of anti-Semitism, Diaspora Jews still cling to their bubble

Faced with a tsunami of anti-Semitism, Diaspora Jews still cling to their bubble

A neo-pogrom is being facilitated by Western elites who are piously wringing their hands but not taking the action to stop it. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 04/06/2021 06:41
Sarah Silverman tweets that diaspora Jews "are not Israel," curses at Israeli government

Sarah Silverman tweets that diaspora Jews "are not Israel," curses at Israeli government

Jewish comedian makes claim on social media that diaspora Jews need allies, and need to distance themselves from Israel and its government.Dan Verbin, 19/05/2021 22:05
An op-ed for Diaspora Jews as they usher in 2021

An op-ed for Diaspora Jews as they usher in 2021

This letter applies not only to op-eders, but to all pro-Israel Rabbis, YI and OU members, YU alumni, philanthropists and lovers of Israel.Tzvi Fishman, 01/01/2021 15:00
Do not give Diaspora Jews a formal voice in Israel

Do not give Diaspora Jews a formal voice in Israel

Israel's inexperienced Diaspora Affairs Minister and a freshman MK push a bill that wll give a voice to anti-Zionist Diaspora Jews. Op-edDr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 17/12/2020 08:41
New online learning platform aims to bridge the gap between US Jews and Israel

New online learning platform aims to bridge the gap between US Jews and Israel

Israeli American Council launches Ofek Hub, offering small virtual classrooms to keep US Jews connected with life in Israel amid pandemic.Michele Chabin, JTA, 18/11/2020 07:04
Israeli Knesset members propose giving Diaspora Jews a formal role in Israeli affairs

Israeli Knesset members propose giving Diaspora Jews a formal role in Israeli affairs

Israeli lawmakers propose bill giving Diaspora Jewish leaders a formal role in determining Israeli policy.Larry Luxner, JTA, 13/11/2020 07:13