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News and updates about Diaspora Jewry

Don’t exaggerate Diaspora Jewry’s ‘distress’

Don’t exaggerate Diaspora Jewry’s ‘distress’

Many Diaspora Jews are temporarily unable to attend events in Israel, but in the greater scheme of a pandemic, it is hardly “tragic.” Op-ed.

A  plan to stop the liquidation of Diaspora Jewry

A plan to stop the liquidation of Diaspora Jewry

There is only one way to stop the liquidation of Diaspora Jewry and it is not the well meant plan of former Minister Yankelevitch. Opinion.

Minister: Diaspora Jews will no longer be cut off from Israel

Diaspora Minister: Diaspora Jews will no longer be cut off from Israel

Diaspora Affairs Minister Dr. Nachman Shai welcomes Health Ministry's decision to open skies to all travelers.

Survey: Israel's Covid policies hurt ties with Diaspora Jewry

Survey: Majority thinks Israel’s Covid policies harmed relations with Diaspora Jewry

Survey reveals that 80% of Israelis are concerned about growing antisemitism worldwide.

Survey: 67% of Israeli Jews willing to help Diaspora Jews

Survey: 67% of Israeli Jews willing to help Diaspora Jews in emergency

The survey also shows that 83% believe Israel's greatest contribution is in the field of terror management.

Cities across Israel stand united with world Jewry

Cities across Israel stand united with world Jewry

Diaspora Affairs Minister, Federation of Local Authorities send letter of solidarity to Jewish communities facing anti-Semitism.

MK Tehila Friedman: Israel should consult with Diaspora Jewryplayer

MK Tehila Friedman: Israel should consult with Diaspora Jewry

Blue and White MK speaks about her new legislation which calls for the government to consult with Diaspora Jewry on issues that impact them.

"Hey, Joe!"

"Hey, Joe!"

Diaspora Jewry, for the most part, is beyond saving. Bring those still Jewish among them home.

Anglos in Israel opposed to giving Diaspora Jewry a voice

Anglos in Israel opposed to giving Diaspora Jewry a voice

"Why should the opinions of Jews living abroad be accorded greater weight than those of Jews who are part of Israel's daily life?"

Diaspora Jews to get a say in determining Israel's policies?

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.

Israeli minister speaks to Jewish Bahraini parliamentarian

Israeli minister speaks to Jewish Bahraini parliamentarian

Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch speaks to Nancy Kadouri, a Jewish member of the Bahraini parliament.

What does the future hold for Jews around the world?

What does the future hold for Jews around the world?

Shmuel Rosner talks about the development of Judaism unique to Israel in the 21st century and how it affects Diaspora Jews.

How can Israel help Diaspora Jewry?

How can Israel help Diaspora Jewry?

With groups spending astronomical amounts to radicalize American Jewish youth, what can Israel do to help Diaspora Jewry? Opinion.

Hang ‘Em High

Hang ‘Em High

The leaders of Diaspora Jews didn’t prepare their people for what was seen as inevitable to any student of Jewish History and Torah. Op-ed

A chance for [Benny] Gantz

A chance for [Benny] Gantz

What does Blue and White stand for now that its ministers serve under the man whose ouster was their only policy? How about this idea? Op-ed

'Responsibility to protect Jews devolves solely upon government'

'Responsibility for preserving and protecting Jews' lives devolves solely upon government'

Hagoel: 'Unless governments mobilize to deal with the spread of this infection, coronavirus will be the least of Diaspora Jews' troubles.'

The return of the Wandering Jew

The return of the Wandering Jew

Does it have to be that you feel safe until such time as something happens to either you or someone you know? Wake up, US Jewry.Op-ed.

What Jews can learn from black America

What Jews can learn from black America

Jewish history compared with Black history proves that psychological pain can be ultimately more destructive than physical pain.Opinion.

Diaspora Affairs Minister: We are here for all Jews

Diaspora Affairs Minister: We are here for all Jews

Minister Omer Yankelevich says State of Israel has an obligation to all the Jewish communities suffering during the coronavirus crisis.

Binyamin community Neriah stands with world Jewryplayer

Binyamin community Neriah stands with world Jewry

Neriah residents tell Diaspora brethren: 'Diaspora Jewry always stood alongside Jews in Eretz Yisrael. Now we're called to stand by them.'

Author explains Aliyah hard-sell in explosive interview

Author explains Aliyah hard-sell in explosive interview

Prolific writer Tzvi Fishman talks to Arutz Sheva about his aggressive Aliyah initiative, Jewish leadership, and future plans.

Deep roots

Deep roots

When you uproot a tree, the deep roots which would not have been recognized otherwise, are revealed.

How will coronavirus affect the future of Jewish communities?

How will the coronavirus affect the future of Jewish communities?

Israel should take advantage of the coronavirus crisis to tighten ties with Diaspora Jews.

Shilo prays for coronavirus patients in Israel and around worldplayer

Shilo residents pray from home courtyards for coronavirus patients in Israel, around world

Attorney Nati Rom: 'We'll emerge from this global crisis so we can strengthen relationship and unity between Diaspora and Zionism.'

‘Now more than ever, we are one family’player

‘Now more than ever, we are one family’

President to world Jewish leaders: No plague can break the chain that stretches back to the exodus from Egypt and binds our people together.

Rabbi Amichai Eliyahu: There is no identity without commitmentplayer

Rabbi Amichai Eliyahu: There is no identity without commitment

Chairman of Organization of Community Rabbis speaks of recent visit to the US to see the challenges facing Diaspora Jewry.

Hotovely: Israel is committed to every Jew in the world

Hotovely: Israel is committed to every Jew in the world

Diaspora Affairs Minister speaks to Conference of Presidents about need for Israel to connect with, support Diaspora Jewish communities.

How will the challenges of Jews in the Diaspora be addressed?

How will the challenges of Jews in the Diaspora be addressed?

Jewish Agency to approve new strategic plan for next decade in attempt to build a bilateral bridge between Israel and Diaspora Jewry.

Rabbi Peretz clarifies: 'Didn't intend to harm any Diaspora Jew'

Rabbi Peretz clarifies: 'Didn't intend to harm any Diaspora Jew'

Official letter to Jewish Agency Chairman to be forwarded to Jewish community leadership worldwide, Peretz makes statement on assimilation.

Pittsburgh community representative will light torchplayer

Pittsburgh community representative will light torch

Jewish Federation Director and President in city that suffered 11 Jews murdered chosen to light beacon to Diaspora on Independence Day.

'We hope the next Knesset will be calmer than this one'player

'We hope the next Knesset will be calmer than this one'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog speak with Jewish students in seven locations worldwide.

Meet the head of London's pro-Israel Center for Policy Research

Meet the head of London's pro-Israel Center for Policy Research

Dr. Herbert London on Israel's challenges, how Jewish students can fight back, Muslim women's rights and BDS goals.

'The Jewish people experienced a quiet disaster'

'The Jewish people experienced a quiet disaster'

Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett announces that he will add NIS 50 million for a program aiming to strengthen Diaspora Jewry.

Rift with Diaspora Jewry? Fake news

Rift with Diaspora Jewry? Fake news

Study by Israel's Diaspora Affairs Ministry finds that Jews outside of Israel are only increasing their investment in Israel.

'American Jews are important to me, I didn't mean to offend'

'American Jews are important to me, I didn't mean to offend'

Deputy Foreign Minister speaks to Arutz Sheva about recent controversy over 'American Jews' comments. 'I didn't want message to be hostile.'

'Our strength is derived from our spiritual power'player

'Our strength is derived from our spiritual power'

Netanyahu met with members of the Jewish community in Argentina, as part of his historic visit to South America.

Rabbi Riskin: Reform and Conservative are part of Israel'

Rabbi Riskin: Reform and Conservative are part of Israel'

Religious Zionist Rabbi Shlomo Riskin says Diaspora Jewry can teach Israelis about religious pluralism.