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  • Brazilian university rector apologizes for post seeking ‘Zionism is racism’ teacher

    July 19, 2016 | 12:23 pm

    The rector of a Brazilian federal university apologized to the Jewish community over a want ad seeking a “racial-ethnic relations” educator required to teach Zionism as a racist concept alongside Nazism and apartheid.

    ABC Federal University rector Klaus Capelle delivered the...

  • Brazil’s president: Denying the Holocaust means repeating it

    January 31, 2013 | 1:23 pm

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that "the Holocaust is repeated when denied, relativized or softened."

    Roussef's comments were made on Jan. 30 during an event in Brasilia in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. The event was attended by several Brazilian government...

  • Brazilian Jews Rally Against Intolerance

    April 27, 2009 | 7:17 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA)—Thousands of Brazilian Jews rallied to protest next month’s scheduled visit to their country by Iran’s president and to remember the Holocaust.

    Some 2,500 people participated Sunday in the ninth annual Regional March of the Living in Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest...