Iranian Dissidents, Expats to Visit Israel in ‘Solidarity’ Delegation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A group of Iranian expatriates, including former political prisoners, will visit Israel this week to express their support with Israeli citizens...

White Privilege: US Government’s 124-Year Land Giveaway Program To Whites

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube From 1862 to 1986, the United States government ran a homestead program that gave 2,992,058 white settlers and European immigrants...

PODCAST: Somali refugee farmers put down new roots in rural US |

Refugee farmers who grew up cultivating crops in Somalia have returned to the land, albeit in the United States, decades after fleeing their country’s...

UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore resigns ‘with a heavy heart’ |

Ms. Fore said it had been “a difficult decision”, and in a message to staff, described holding the office of Executive Director as “a tremendous honour”.

New York City Adds $200 Million to Bloated NYPD Budget

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube NEW YORK CITY – After years of demands to reduce NYPD funding, Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio and New York City...

News in Brief 1 July 2021 |

This is the News in Brief from the United Nations. Malaria, hunger and COVID-related problems, biggest threat to refugees Malaria remained the single biggest cause of...

Boston Chabad Rabbi Stabbed Several Times, Attacker Apprehended by Police

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A Boston-area Chabad rabbi was in stable condition after being stabbed several times outside a Jewish synagogue and day school, with...

NY AG: Trump Organization Engaged in Tax Fraud Scheme

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement regarding the criminal indictment of Trump...

UN ‘Pause’ campaign has helped slow spread of life-threatening misinformation  |

The report from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), conducted in the UK and the US, found that the simple act of pausing to question the...

White Supremacist Killer in Massachusetts Was Allegedly Heading for Local Synagogue, Say Witnesses

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The white supremacist shot dead by police in Massachusetts on Saturday after he murdered two African American bystanders was allegedly heading...

13-Member West Indies Men’s Cricket Team Named For South Africa Match

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Cricket West Indies Selection Panel Wednesday named the 13-member squad for the fourth CG Insurance...

UN Catch-Up Dateline Geneva – Climate change scare for business, COVID’s $2.4 trillion tourism...

In this week’s show, the worrying rise of internet blackouts to stifle dissent and why going green is a matter of survival for small...

A Second Montreal Kosher Bakery Target of Attempted Arson Attack

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – A kosher bakery in Montreal was the target of attempted arson in the predawn hours of Monday, the second...

Social protection ‘lifeline’ during COVID, depends on where you live |

Offering fresh data on how social assistance spending has cushioned the unparalleled economic shock triggered by the pandemic, the UN Development Fund’s (UNDP) Mitigating Poverty assessment, revealed that in the 41 countries for...

AOC Introduces Bill to Improve Diversity, Transparency of Political Appointees

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube WASHINGTON, D.C. - Late Monday, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced the Political Appointments Inclusion and Diversity Act, which requires the...

Biden on His Way to Florida to Grieve With Families of Condo Collapse

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). US President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, were headed on Thursday to Surfside, Florida, site of the deadly condominium collapse, to offer...

Carmelo Anthony Wins Social Justice Champion Award

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: NBA.COM NEW YORK — The NBA announced Tuesday that 10-time NBA All-Star, entrepreneur and philanthropist Carmelo Anthony of the Portland Trail...

Congressman Urges Rutgers University President to Speak Out Against Anti-Israel Rhetoric by Union

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Expressing concern for Jewish students at Rutgers University who may be the target of antisemitic attacks after a union...

Bill Cosby’s Conviction Overturned By Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Pennsylvania's Supreme Court, citing prosecutorial mistakes, overturned the sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby on Wednesday, paving the way for...

Canadian Jews Faced ‘Highest Ever’ Number of Antisemitic Incidents in May, Says Jewish Group...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Canada’s Jewish community “came under assault on multiple fronts” during the month of May, a leading Jewish group charged Wednesday, in...

Pressley, Tlaib And Waters Unveil Sweeping Legislation to Strengthen Tenants’ Rights and Protections

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: HUD Tuesday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), along with...

Remote South African schools unready for digital future – CAJ News Africa

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Top Community Leaders Slam Rep. Ilhan Omar for Claiming Jewish Colleagues Not ‘Equally Engaging...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Top US Jewish leaders criticized as “disgraceful” comments made by Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Wednesday, in which she said...

NYT: 'Inside the Capitol Riot: An Exclusive Video Investigation'

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube A six-month New York Times investigation has synchronized and mapped out thousands of videos and police radio communications from the...