Articles in "Diaspora"

Israel Dispatches Passover Essentials to Jewish Community in Egypt

Israel's Foreign Ministry launched a joint initiative with the Israeli Embassy in Cairo and Jewish organizations to provide the Jewish ...

‘Mutual Responsibility’: Israel’s President Speaks to Jewish Leaders Around the World

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin spoke on Sunday via a videoconference with leaders from around the Jewish world in call ahead of the ...

‘The Symbol of All that is Good in Post-War Germany’ – World Jewish Congress Honors German Chancellor Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been presented with the World Jewish Congress' (WJC) Herzl Award, which recognizes outstanding ...

On Rosh Hashana Eve: World’s Jewish Population Stands at 14.8 Million

The Jewish population worldwide on the eve of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, stands at 14.8 million, a slight increase of some 100,000 ...

Surprise: Study Reveals that Hungary Has Largest Percentage of Population with Jewish Ancestry Outside of Israel, Not US

A study by the genetic testing company MyHeritage has found that surprising numbers of people descended from Jewish ancestors in Hungary ...

Jerusalem Afloat As Floats And Macy’s-Like Balloons Come To Town

  It was like a Macy’s wonderland with an Israeli flavor as Jerusalem was alight with the Chanukah spirit. Large balloons, ...

Rivlin Encourages “Reverse Birthright” To Better Ties With Diaspora

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has called on the Jewish Federations of North America to help facilitate a “reverse Birthright” He ...

JPPI Study Finds Significant Rise in Number Of Israeli Jews Affiliated With Reform and Conservative Movement

Between 12 and 13 percent of Israelis are turning to the Reform and Conservative movement, a study by the Jewish People Policy Institute ...