Leaving Zion: One of the exhibits near the entrance to the Diaspora Museum displays a detail from the Arch of Titus, which shows the treasures from the Second Temple being taken out of Jerusalem.

No Longer in Exile: Overhaul of Diaspora Museum Reflects a New Zionist Narrative

It has long epitomized the Jewish state’s superiority complex toward Jews who live abroad. Tel Aviv’s Museum of the Jewish Diaspora was theoretically about the Jews living dispersed around the globe, but its narrative had them all ending up in Israel.

Happy Camper: Jerry Silverman will take over the fractious federation system.

A Fresh Face Takes Over Embattled UJC

When Jerry Silverman was being considered for the job of CEO and president of United Jewish Communities, the umbrella organization of the North American Jewish federation system, he sought advice from a key constituency: his family.

Missing Funds: The Harvard Hillel, above, discovered the alleged fraud after a call from a credit card company.

Accountant For Harvard Hillel Arrested After Nearly $800,000 Disappears

To add to what already has been a bad year for fraud at Jewish organizations, Harvard University’s Hillel announced that it had lost nearly $800,000, and a former accountant has been accused of diverting funds into his personal account.

Journalists on The Front Line: The Israeli government?s decision to keep journalists out of Gaza during the conflict earlier this year has become a flash point in a fight between journalist unions.

International Journalists Union Expels Israel After Fight Over Politics and Money

The expulsion of an Israeli journalists’ union from the International Federation of Journalists is mired in a murky cocktail of politics and money.

Such a Deal! Find God, Win a Trip

‘A Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist and a Jew walk into a house with 10 atheists…” What sounds like the start of a bad joke actually will be brought to life on Turkish television this fall. If you don’t believe in God, perhaps a stint on reality TV will help change your mind. At least that is what the creators of “Penitents Compete” are hoping for.