jewry jewry  /ˈdʒu ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Jews collectively

News

  1. Speaker discusses post-Soviet Jewry

    The Social Action Shabbat at the Falmouth Jewish Congregation, features speaker Judy Patkin from Action for Post-Soviet Jewry, an organization that assists Jews residing in Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova, identifying struggling pensioners and aiding Jewish day school students.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Falmouth Bulletin

  2. Conversation with… Rabbi Debra Cantor

      Bloomfield rabbi reflects on the state of American Jewry – 25 years after being among the first group of women ordained by the Conservative movement. By Cindy Mindell BLOOMFIELD – She... Read more »
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jewish Ledger

Quotes

  1. "He changed my life, by giving me the example of a man who on the one hand marches with Martin Luther King, protests the war on Vietnam, marches for Soviet Jewry and meets with the pope, but on the other hand is deeply immersed in tradition and...
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Arnold Eisen Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I see the end of the Diaspora of Jews in Europe," Lau said. "I call on the government to prepare for a new phase in the spiritual and physical absorption of European Jewry before they consider emigrating to the United States or Australia.
    on Dec 3, 2004 By: Yisrael Meir Lau Source: Beliefnet.com

  3. "While Israel was building a state, America was the place of refuge where the severed branches [of Eastern European Jewry] could be collected and preserved," Roskies says. "Yiddish scholarship existed in Israel, but it was very academic and...
    on May 4, 2010 By: David G. Roskies Source: Jerusalem Post

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