Example sentences for: diaspora

How can you use “diaspora” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This is because, "[o]ver the past 50 years, identification with Israel has been a major component of Jewish identity in the Diaspora in general, and in North America in particular.

  • Finally, Diaspora Chic suffers from this irony: Though it is partly a protest against white dominance, it surrenders American identity to the white folks.

  • It's the "Diaspora chic" Eric Liu described earlier in Slate: the recent tendency of American minorities to think of themselves as communities in exile, a component of the greater national obsession with finding one's roots.

  • Diaspora Chic ultimately fails not because it promotes national self-destruction--a little less Anglo-conformity won't doom us--but because it promotes national self-deception.

  • But recent experiences in San Francisco, as well as casual earlier observations in the New York area and in Israel suggest to me that Russian is to the current Ashkenazic Diaspora what Yiddish was to earlier Jewish communities in Europe and America.


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