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Diaspora Jewry is the collective name for the Jewish communities outside of the Land of Israel. Historically, these communities go back to big historical events like the Babylonian exile, the siege of Jerusalem and the expulsion from Spain. Today, the biggest Diaspora communities exist in the United States, France, Canada, the UK and Russia.

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Why a Maine town swapped out a Star of David from its holiday display

Young diaspora Jews drop their lives to come volunteer in Israel

People walk next to pictures of civilians held hostage by Hamas terrorists in Gaza, in Jerusalem, November 22, 2023

Argentine-Jewish soccer player speaks out for hostages after aunt released

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 People at the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Jaffa, December 19, 2022.

Protesters brandish swastikas at pro-Palestinian rally outside Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting

By Luke Tress/JTA
 A Hanukkah menorah with lit candles.

London council cancels Hanukkah celebrations due to ‘conflict in Middle East’

 Demonstrators hold antisemitic symbols and signs as they protest outside the Tampa Convention Center, where Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit was being held, in Tampa, Florida on July 23, 2022.

Readers shared antisemitism they've experienced, and it is horrifying

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 Pro-Palestinian supporters carrying placards take part in a rally, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, outside the U.S. embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 20, 2023.

Despite unrest in Indonesia, a Jewish community finds peace among other faith groups

By Jordyn Haime/JTA
 New York City Schools Chancellor David Banks, center, speaks on Monday at Hillcrest High School, where students rioted against a Jewish teacher who showed support for Israel.

Officials defend students who targeted pro-Israel teacher at Queens high school

By Luke Tress/JTA
 The Oakland skyline as seen from the Oakland hills.

Oakland City Council rejects bid to denounce Hamas as public speakers lacerate Israel

 A German police officer stands guard in front of an apartment building during a raid against people supporting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, in Berlin, Germany, November 23, 2023.

Antisemitic incidents have surged 320% in Germany since Oct. 7

 Visitors seen standing next to a display of swastika banners at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum in Jerusalem on April 26, 2022, ahead of Israeli Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Germany's domestic spy agency warns war in Gaza stoking new antisemitic alliances

 People wearing antisemitism and nazi symbols argue with conservatives during a protest outside the Tampa Convention Center where the Turning Point USA’s (TPUSA) Student Action Summit (SAS) is held, in Tampa, Florida, U.S. July 23, 2022.

73% of Jewish college students face antisemitism

 Pro-Palestinian protestors block the hotel hosting families of Israeli hostages, Melbourne, Australia, November 29, 2023

Anti-Israel protesters in Australia block hotel entrance of hostage families

 U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) holds a press conference after the Senate passed a continuing resolution to avoid a shutdown of the federal government, in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2023.

Top US Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer warns against surge of antisemitism

 The seniors' involvement extends beyond this trip, as evidenced by their participation in the March for Israel in Washington, DC, and advocating for pro-Israel legislation in Chicago, even in the face of antisemitic opposition.

This Jewish American school will volunteer in Israel for a month, as result of Hamas massacre

 A delegation comprising Jewish school administrators from Latin America is currently in Israel on a mission of solidarity. During their visit, they explored the Gaza envelope area and held a meeting with the President of Israel Isaac Herzog.

Jewish School administrators from Latin America visit Israel in solidarity mission

 Haim Fabrizio Cipriani, the rabbi and professional musician who was stabbed with a screwdriver in an antisemitic attack in Genoa.

Italian rabbi attacked with screwdriver in antisemitic attack

 Pro-Israel students at the University of Berkeley demonstrate next to Pro-Palestinian students.

Jewish groups sue UC Berkeley over 'unchecked' antisemitism

 President Isaac Herzog speaks on Israel's judicial reform on February 12, 2023

President Herzog meets Australia delegation, family of injured Australian lone soldier

 Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Gymnastics - Artistic - Men's Floor Exercise - Final - Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 1, 2021.

Olympics: Rise in antisemitism is security challenge for Israeli athletes, Israel committee says

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