In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the Diaspora — la diáspora
- Historically, as we have seen, the concept of diaspora refers to the dispersion of the Jews as a scripturally narrativized spiritual experience.
- Even in the diaspora, the narrative of his survival, as he told it, was a story of relationships, networks, debts owned and paid, and rights and responsibilities mediated through kin and idiomatic kin.
- During the diaspora, as Jews left Palestine to settle in various parts of Europe, two distinctly Jewish languages emerged.
- Not knowing when Passover began, communities in the diaspora observed an additional day.
- The Jewish Austrian intellectual elite was, in fact, scattered around the globe in the diaspora caused by the Second World War.
- This is where some background reading on the Bible would have come in handy: at the time of Jesus the majority of Jews already lived in the diaspora.
- Jewish people remember the diaspora well; this is why they are Jewish people.
- Themes of emigration, pilgrimage, diaspora, exile and new homelands are woven into the psalms and canticles.
- In chapter 6, S-C identifies the means by which the Jews of the diaspora gave evidence of purity.
- The Sephardic tradition originated in the Babylonian community; with the diaspora it took root in Spain and Africa, and moved on from there.
- The main centre of the diaspora is now the USA, with some 6 million Jews.
- It makes me uncomfortable to read a rather disparaging presentation of Jewish diaspora.
- During both the First and Second Temple periods, the Temple was the central focus of the Jewish world both in Israel and the diaspora.
- His prayer asking forgiveness to God for the offenses of Catholics during the World War II touched many, including Israeli Jews and those of the diaspora.
- This law recognizes as extra-territorial nationals Jews living in the diaspora.
- French photographer and social anthropologist Frederic Brenner has been chronicling the Jewish diaspora in more than 40 countries since 1978.
- The messianic idea animated Jewish resistance to Roman occupation and sustained the Jews for centuries in the diaspora.
- Their experiences contribute another chapter to a small literature on the diaspora of Italian Jews to Australia as a result of Mussolini's racial decrees.
- It should be remembered that it was globalized racism which created the necessity for the supranational flag of diaspora and cultural nationalism.
- The concept of diaspora originally referred to those Jews who lived outside Judaea.
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