the Diaspora

noun

formal
: Jewish people throughout the world who do not live in Israel

Examples of the Diaspora in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The contributions were indeed necessary, for without them there would be no way, for example, to ransom Jewish captives (a major concern of the Diaspora communities throughout the Middle Ages), help the poor and the sick, provide for orphans, or fund synagogues and schools. Michael Walzer, Foreign Affairs, 1 July 2011 The Black Joy Parade Stage at 20th Street and Webster Street, and the Diaspora Stage near 21st Street and Franklin featured local musicians and DJs throughout the day. Jose Carlos Fajardo, The Mercury News, 25 Feb. 2024 Pick up chef, writer, and food stylist Yewande Komolafe’s new book, My Everyday Lagos: Nigerian Cooking at Home and in the Diaspora. Alicia Erickson, Travel + Leisure, 27 Dec. 2023 The government has also established the Diaspora Affairs Office to cater to the needs of diasporans and engage in investment activities. Essence, 4 Dec. 2023 As someone who was born in the UK and raised on the Eastern Caribbean island of Nevis, Miller wanted to create opportunities for women and girls in the Caribbean and throughout the Diaspora to collaborate and learn from each other. Melissa Noel, Essence, 15 Nov. 2023 Heirs of Afrika’s sixth annual Women of Power luncheon Heirs of Afrika hosted its sixth annual Women of Power luncheon on Sunday in Los Angeles, hosted by Loni Love and celebrating women of leadership in the Diaspora. Kirsten Chuba, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Sep. 2023 The answer to bridging the two Benitos in the two very different Time magazine stories is to look beyond the politics of celebrity, and in the direction of Black voices across the Diaspora. Shaadi Devereaux, Los Angeles Times, 6 Apr. 2023 Media mogul Mo Abudu and award-winning actor Idris Elba are joining forces to empower and uplift talent from Africa and the Diaspora through their production companies, EbonyLife Media and Green Door Pictures. Kim Elsesser, Forbes, 16 Mar. 2023

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“The Diaspora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Diaspora. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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