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the body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern Israel

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the dispersion of the Jews outside Israel

the dispersion or spreading of something that was originally localized (as a people or language or culture)

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In 2012, six Members of Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives led by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, House Committee Chair on Nigerians in the Diaspora sponsored a Legislative Bill that seeks to amend Nigeria's Electoral Act 2010 in order to grant Nigerians in the Diaspora the right to vote during general elections in Nigeria.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- The programme of the first meeting of the heads of state agencies responsible for the diaspora affairs of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking countries' member states has been announced, the State Committee for Work with the Diaspora said on Monday.
A number of facts inform the increasing interest shown by states and their governments in their diasporas.
In fact, the threat of pan-Turkic movements or the recognition of the 1915 "genocide" were the main concerns of the Armenian diasporas for a very long time, and it can be said that those issues enabled them to stick together and unify for their causes.
Terrence Lyons, "Engaging Diasporas to Promote Conflict Resolution: Transforming Hawks into Doves" (working paper, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA: April 2004), 18, http:// tamilnation.
DiasporaEngager is the premier website platform to locate, engage, and network with the global diasporas and with their roots and their current country of residence.
Description : Diaspora organizations in Europe have increasingly gained in importance.
Global Diasporas and Mission covers various ethnic groups and regions, such as the Japanese diaspora in Brazil, the South Asian diaspora in the Persian Gulf, the Korean diaspora in the United States, and the African diaspora in Germany.
Besides, different African Diasporas have brought political pressure on their "home" government to change the rules on dual citizenship and external elections.
Yet, given Canada's reputation as an immigrant society, most of the discourse on the subject of diasporas has focused inward--on how the sizeable diaspora communities of China, India, Italy, Haiti, etc.
However, there is no mention of former diasporas from other places that had some of the same features of the current diaspora from Africa.
First it summarizes a number of theoretical concepts linking diasporas and conflict escalation and mitigation.
Let me tell you, my father--Marcus Garvey--called on the African Diaspora with great success way back in the 1920s.
It endeavours to construct, sustain and preserve a "national story" consisting of images and perceptions, which when combined, form a "political imagination" of Israel amongst Diaspora Jews (Galut Jews).