Yaniv Pohoryles On Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Are Gypsies Descendants of the Lost Israelite Tribe of Simeon?

  Hundreds of Gypsies have been flocking to Israel for conferences following an Israeli scholar’s discovery of a biblical connection between Jews and Gypsies. According to Shmuel Avukia of the community More...

Yaniv Pohoryles On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Between Two Worlds: French Jews at a Crossroads

Every normative Jewish family living in France questions its future in the country, according to the leader of an umbrella organization for French immigrants in Israel. “Some 500,000 Jews are at a crossroads. More...

Yaniv Pohoryles On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Jewish French Immigration Fail to Successfully Integrate in Israeli Society

  High housing costs, difficulty in finding work that matches their skill set and cultural differences are the classic challenges faced by new immigrants to Israel. Shmuel Trigano, a Paris University emeritus More...

Yaniv Pohoryles On Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Israeli Americans Assimilate More Than US Jews

  “It really bothers me that my son doesn’t care whom he’ll marry. It could be anyone, as far as he’s concerned. He doesn’t see any importance in starting a family with a Jewish girl. I realize More...

Yaniv Pohoryles On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

The Jews and the Chinese: A Connection Between ‘the World’s Most Ancient People’

  When Israeli footballer Jew, Eran Zahavi received a proposal to play in the Chinese league, he wasn’t very keen on moving there, despite the large sums of money he was offered. He deliberated for a long More...

Yaniv Pohoryles On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Why the Jewish Vote Is So Important to US Presidential Candidates

  US Jewry only makes up two percent of the electorate, so even if the entire Jewish community comes as one to vote (which won’t happen), it cannot in any way sway the outcome of the elections in More...

Yaniv Pohoryles On Monday, October 17th, 2016

No Jewish Majority Between Jordan River and Sea, Says ‘National Demographer’

  There seems to be a feeling that the Jewish people like to count, summarize and place a numerical label on the elements surrounding their life. However, demographer Sergio DellaPergola, a person who More...

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