Israel & Diaspora Jewry

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AJC 2018 Survey of American & Israeli Jewish Opinion

AJC 2018 Survey of American & Israeli Jewish Opinion

Through graphs and analyses, this article explores the findings of the AJC’s comparative 2018 surveys of Israeli and American Jews, revealing serious divisions in how the two communities relate to

70 Years of Israel-Diaspora Relations

70 Years of Israel-Diaspora Relations

Published by the Jewish People Policy Institute in 2018, this thorough report presents the findings of a structured dialogue process in Jewish communities throughout the world exploring 70 Years of Israel-Diaspora

The State of Israel-Diaspora Relations

The State of Israel-Diaspora Relations

In this i24 NEWS segment (07:10), Rabbi Seth Farber of ITIM, an organization that helps people navigate the religious authorities’ bureaucracy in Israel, discusses the tensions in the relationship between

How Israel’s Younger Voters Have Grown More Conservative

How Israel’s Younger Voters Have Grown More Conservative

Written following the April 2019 elections, this article from the Jerusalem Post explores how young Israeli Jews have become more conservative over the years, especially in regards to issues of

Understanding the Israel Lobby: AIPAC & J Street

Understanding the Israel Lobby: AIPAC & J Street

Posted by the Berman Jewish Policy Archive, this video (03:32) features Prof. Rogan Kersh, Professor of Public Policy at NYU Wagner, discussing AIPAC, J Street, and the current state of

Why Israel is Losing the Support of Millennial Jews in America

Why Israel is Losing the Support of Millennial Jews in America

Produced by Neil Lazarus, Middle East Current Affairs Expert, this video (01:20) uses recent data to show how the Jewish State is losing the support of today’s young American liberal

Israel Through the Peoplehood Lens

Israel Through the Peoplehood Lens

Produced by the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education, this animated video (02:00) explores the State of Israel through the lens of global Jewish Peoplehood, presenting it as a product of

Can American and Israeli Jews Stay Together as One People?

Can American and Israeli Jews Stay Together as One People?

Written by Gil Troy and Natan Sharansky in Mosaic Magazine in July 2018, this thorough article offers an in-depth look at the strained relationship between Israeli and American Jewry, while

Rethinking the Partnership Between Israel and World Jewry

Rethinking the Partnership Between Israel and World Jewry

Written by Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman of the Shalom Hartman Institute in 2008, this lengthy article looks at how the relationship between Israel and Jewish Diaspora communities has deteriorated as each one

Jewish Values and Israel’s Use of Force in Armed Conflict: Perspectives from World Jewry

Jewish Values and Israel’s Use of Force in Armed Conflict: Perspectives from World Jewry

Published by the Jewish People Policy Institute in 2015, following Operation Protective Edge, this thorough report presents the findings of a structured dialogue process in more than 40 Jewish communities

Together & Apart: Israeli Jews’ Views on their Relationship to American Jews and Religious Pluralism

Together & Apart: Israeli Jews’ Views on their Relationship to American Jews and Religious Pluralism

This thorough 28 page long report presents the findings of the 2017 UJA-Federation’s survey of 2,050 Israeli Jews regarding the extent to which Israelis value the overall relationship with Diaspora

Israeli Views of Diaspora Jewry: 2014 Survey Results

Israeli Views of Diaspora Jewry: 2014 Survey Results

Published by the Israel Democracy Institute and the Jewish Media Summit, this 8 page long booklet presents the findings of a 2014 study conducted about Israeli views of Diaspora Jewry,

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Shlomo Gronich: Israeli Song

Shlomo Gronich: Israeli Song

This upbeat song by iconic Israeli artist Shlomo Gronich celebrates how Jews from all over the world contributed their unique cultures and traditions in the creation of a new Israeli

Ein Li Eretz Acheret / I Have No Other Country: An Iconic Zionist Song

Ein Li Eretz Acheret / I Have No Other Country: An Iconic Zionist Song

Written by Israeli singer-songwriter Corinne Allal in 1989, during the First Intifada, this moving song, performed here by Gali Atari, expresses the eternal Jewish connection and commitment to the land and

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Anecdotes

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#VoteDiaspora: A Campaign Encouraging Israelis to Consider Diaspora Jewry

#VoteDiaspora: A Campaign Encouraging Israelis to Consider Diaspora Jewry

Produced by Gesher, an NGO that works to bridge gaps among Jewish communities, this video (0:33) features young Jews from around the world urging Israeli voters to take the relationship

Israel & the Diaspora: We Need to Talk

Israel & the Diaspora: We Need to Talk

Produced by The Jewish Federations of North America, this promotional video (0:33) invites people to join the 2018 General Assembly Conference, which brought Jewish leaders from around the world to discuss

Israel-Diaspora Couples Counseling Skit

Israel-Diaspora Couples Counseling Skit

This amateur skit (06:09) by the Israel Government Fellows staff at the Begin Center discusses the central issues of Israel-Diaspora Relations through a creative couples counselling session between a man and woman,

Distant Relatives: Exploring Israel & Jewish American Relations

Distant Relatives: Exploring Israel & Jewish American Relations

In this unique journalistic project, Makor Rishon correspondent Zvika Klein explores Israel and Jewish American relations through interviews with Israeli and American Jewish political, religious, cultural and community leaders from

The J Street Challenge (Trailer)

The J Street Challenge (Trailer)

This trailer (03:00) introduces “The J Street Challenge: The Seductive Allure of Peace in Our Time,” a documentary about the role of the controversial liberal organization in the American Jewish community.

Ministry of Diaspora Affairs: Creating a Common Jewish Future

Ministry of Diaspora Affairs: Creating a Common Jewish Future

Narrated by Naftali Bennett, Minister of Diaspora Affairs from 2013 to 2019, this animated video (02:12) describes Israel’s commitment to the future and prosperity of Jews around the world and the strengthening

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