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Oys in the hood! Drama explores the Jewish mafia which ruled pre-Shoah Warsaw – Jewish News

| May 29, 2021

Left as a smouldering heap of ruins after the Second World War, Warsaw was virtually razed to the ground, while the Polish capitals once flourishing Jewish population suffered a blow from whichit would never recover. Indeed, of the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust, halfwere Polish.

80th Farhud anniversary: A precursor to 2021 violent international antisemitism – The Times of Israel

| May 29, 2021

The Wiesenthal Centre is proud to join 26 organizations, led by HARIF, the UK-based Association of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) on 30 May, to commemorate, the 1 June 1941, Farhud Baghdad pogrom against its 2,700-year-old Jewish community. 80 years ago, Nazi Germany inspired then Iraqi Prime Minister, Rashid Ali Al-Gaylani, to unleash the Farhud (violent dispossession in Arabic), reportedly leaving over 180 Jews murdered, some 600 unknown bodies in a mass grave, 700 wounded, rapes and destruction of Jewish properties. The British Ambassador, apparently, failed to carry out orders from London and requests from British military nearby to act against the mobs.

Diaspora | Definition, History, & Facts | Britannica

| May 29, 2021

Diaspora, (Greek: Dispersion) Hebrew Galut (Exile), the dispersion of Jews among the Gentiles after the Babylonian Exile or the aggregate of Jews or Jewish communities scattered in exile outside Palestine or present-day Israel. Although the term refers to the physical dispersal of Jews throughout the world, it also carries religious, philosophical, political, and eschatological connotations, inasmuch as the Jews perceive a special relationship between the land of Israel and themselves

Indiaspora raises over $1 million for COVID relief from

| May 29, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Indiaspora, a nonprofit community of global Indian diaspora leaders, announced they raised USD $1 million toward COVID-19 relief efforts within the last 48 hours, and will aim to double the impact of their donations by offering to match funds Saturday during the virtual event, Help India Breathe. We are proud of our communitys response.

President Zurabishvili: ‘Georgian Diaspora should be given right to take active part in Georgia’s democratic processes’ – Agenda.ge

| May 29, 2021

The Georgian diaspora needs political representation. I call on the entire Georgian society to unite around the idea, so that our [Georgian] diaspora can gain its own voice and right to represent its own interests in parliament, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili said in a video address at the Diaspora Forum dedicated to Diaspora Day. The aim of the forum is to deepen ties between Georgians living abroad and the state of Georgia, discuss the challenges facing the diaspora and ways to solve them

The rage of anti-Zionism: When Jews are targeted for Israel’s actions – The Jerusalem Post

| May 29, 2021

This months Israel-Gaza war released the floodgates. In the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, the US and beyond Jews have been beaten, threatened and verbally abused, while synagogues have been vandalized and frightening messages justifying the genocide of Jews have been posted on social media. At the same time, violence and terrorism against the Jewish state has been endorsed by thousands of protesters, the symbols of the State of Israel have been publicly desecrated, and the Jewish state itself blamed for attacks on Jews around the world.

Saaya Unveiled: Milwaukee author offers insight into the mental health issues of the South Asian diaspora – Milwaukee Independent

| May 29, 2021

While some authors, who write on mental health can be very academic and dry, Gokhale is not one of them. She has mastered the art of bringing the wisdom of the well to the living water, meaning that she makes sense of the lives of 11 South Asian individuals navigating the culture of the West from a genuine mental health lens that speaks of love, loss, trauma, identity, family and personal hopes and expectations

Press Releases – City of Houston

| May 29, 2021

Houston Celebrates Africa with a Series of Events in Observance of Africa Day 2021 May 25, 2021 -- The City of Houston will mark its 4th annual Houston Africa Day celebration on May 27 by hosting the African Union Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Ambassador Hilda Suka-Mafudze, and 13 Ambassadors from African nations to Houston.

‘Concerning rise in antisemitism’ linked to IDF operation – ministry – The Jerusalem Post

| May 29, 2021

The Diaspora Affairs Ministry identified a "concerning rise in antisemitism" linked to the IDF's most recent operation in Gaza, according to a statement.The ministry compiled a report by its ACMS antisemitism monitoring center noting that around 250,000 antisemitic posts were uploaded to Twitter by 80,000 users in the ten days following the IDF's decision to begin Operation Guardian of the Walls.The ministry notes that this is a 200% increase in antisemitic posts from the previous month present on the platform.The peak of this antisemitic activity began within the first week of fighting, after Hamas and allied terror groups in the Gaza Strip decided to shoot seven rockets at Israel's capital on Jerusalem Day.The ministry further noted that aside from online activity, antisemitism also took in the form of pro-Palestinian demonstrators voicing their condemnation of Israel in front of synagogues and throughout Jewish communities around the world.

Tale of Two Talmuds: Jerusalem and Babylonian | My Jewish …

| May 29, 2021

When people speak of the Talmud, they are usually referring to the Talmud Bavli (Babylonian Talmud), composed in Babylonia (modern-day Iraq). However, there is also another version of the Talmud, the Talmud Yerushalmi (Jerusalem Talmud), compiled in what is now northern Israel. The Yerushalmi, also called the Palestinian Talmud or the Talmud Eretz Yisrael (Talmud of the Land of Israel), is shorter than the Bavli, and has traditionally been considered the less authoritative of the two Talmuds.


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