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Posts Tagged: Jewish Diaspora

October 8, 2019 5:12 am
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On Yom Kippur, the Jewish Community Must Unite and Stop Judging Others

On Yom Kippur, we will hear the sound of the shofar and recite the following confessional in “Al Chet”: For the sin which we have committed...

August 1, 2019 5:17 am
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Orthodox and Conservative Jews Should Be Natural Allies

JNS.org - Jewish tradition holds that the Second Temple was destroyed by baseless hatred. Since we’re currently in the annual three-week mourning period for the...

September 9, 2018 8:01 am
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An Israeli Investment in Diaspora Relations

JNS.org - For the last four years, a virtual classroom has united students from Akko’s Weizmann School and Indianapolis’s Bureau of Jewish Education, including joint programming...

July 5, 2018 10:52 am
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The Chosen People and Antisemitism

I recently remarked to my six-year old daughter that I love the God of Israel. She fumed and cried out, "Not only people in Israel...

January 10, 2018 5:03 pm
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President Reuven Rivlin Calls for New ‘Vision’ in Israel-Diaspora Relationship

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday called for a new partnership to be forged between Israel and the Jewish Diaspora to deal with global...

September 25, 2015 4:45 am
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Why Sukkot Reminds Us of the Need for a Jewish State

The Duke of Manheim once asked Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Levin why children ask the "Four Questions" on Passover and not Sukkot.“After all, on Sukkot you have more...

March 19, 2015 1:58 am
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Jewish Community in Wales ‘Feeling Vulnerable’ Following Record-Breaking Antisemitism in Britain

The Jewish community in Wales, UK is dwindling in number and its members are feeling vulnerable in light of the record number of antisemitic attacks...

October 12, 2014 1:31 pm
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Tunis: Muslim Cell Allegedly Tried to Kidnap Jewish Child (VIDEO)

Three would-be Muslim kidnappers failed in an attempted kidnapping of a 12-year-old Jewish child in the tiny community's ancient quarter on the Tunisian island...

September 29, 2014 8:27 pm
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Anti-Semitic Flyers Distributed in Sydney Again; Neo-Nazi Group Wants Jews Out of Australia (VIDEO)

The Australian Online Hate Prevention Institute (OPHI) is charging that a fringe neo-Nazi group is again distributing crude anti-semitic flyers in the Sydney area, after a previous episode...

September 16, 2014 4:23 pm
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Scottish Rabbi, Creator of Jewish Tartan Says Country’s Jews Oppose Independence (INTERVIEW)

Scotland's only local-born rabbi, and the creator of the only official Jewish tartan pattern, believes that, "From the Jewish perspective, we're hoping for a 'no...

September 16, 2014 3:43 pm
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Chabad Rabbi, Pregnant Wife Reached After Feared Missing in Hurricane Odile, Baja, Mexico”

Chabad Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, and his wife, Sonia, who is 9 months pregnant, are alive and, apparently, well, but out of contact in the wake...

July 13, 2014 12:46 pm
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Assailant Savages Morocco Rabbi Over IDF Gaza Op, Other Attacks Reported in Australia, Paris, Boston (VIDEO)

A venerated rabbi in Casablanca, Morocco, sustained serious injuries, including broken bones, in a beating by an Arab assailant on Friday night, according to a...

May 15, 2014 6:03 pm
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Turkey’s Erdogan Shouts Anti-Israel Slur While Slapping Mine Disaster Protester (VIDEO)

Turkey's embattled Islamist Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan screamed an anti-Israel slur at a Turkish citizen, local media reported on Thursday. "Why are you running away from...

February 28, 2014 10:43 am
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Jewish World Jams Together, But What Kind of Music Will it Produce?

JNS.org - Jam session. Flash poll. A tapping into our collective mind. For four days, from Feb. 16-19, 2,135 people—61 percent between the ages...

World

Iran Sentences Rapper Toomaj Salehi to Death Over 2022-23 Unrest

An Iranian revolutionary court has sentenced well-known Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi to death for charges linked to Iran's 2022-23 unrest, his lawyer told Iranian newspaper Sharq on Wednesday. Salehi in his...

Israel

Israeli Hostage Families Make Passover Plea for Return of Missing Loved One...

Relatives of Israeli hostages held in Gaza will mark the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover, a week-long festival that...

Middle East

Drone, Rocket Attacks Targeted US Forces in Iraq, US Officials Say

US forces in Iraq and Syria faced two separate rocket and explosive drone attacks in less than 24 hours, Iraqi security sources and US officials told Reuters on Monday, the...

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