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.
Joseph Massad's article describes the actions of Hamas terrorists as "astonishing," "astounding," "awesome," and "incredible."
Concerns about pro-Hamas demonstrations appear to have stemmed from a speech by Khaled Meshaal, a former Hamas leader, calling for street protests on Friday.
In one photo, Mustafa Ezzo was seen in his pilot's uniform, draped in a Palestinian scarf.
The ADL, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, NGO Monitor, Middle East Forum, and StandWithUs are among the signatories of the open letter.
At least $70 million from the funds raised by US Jews have been raised by the UJA-Federation of New York.
The controversial letter condemning Israel published by Harvard student groups called Israel entirely responsible for all unfolding violence" following "decades of occupation."
'While political and military leaders are pursuing pathways to their release, we have a religious and communal obligation to stand up for the victims and to cry out to God.'
The exterior of the opera house was 'overrun with people that were spewing racial epithets and hatred.'
During shiva, life is disrupted, we are not able to sit comfortably, and we listen and process one another’s stories, trying to offer comfort, through words, hugs and of course, through food.