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  • With Venezuela in a tailspin, growing number of Jews opting for ‘Plan B’

    March 4, 2014 | 3:07 pm

    They left after Venezuelan secret police raided a Jewish club in 2007, and after the local synagogue was ransacked by unidentified thugs two years later.

    They left after President Hugo Chavez expelled Israel’s ambassador to Caracas, and when he called on Venezuela’s Jews to...

  • Latin American Jewish, Arab leaders reiterate peace hopes

    July 12, 2012 | 10:36 am

    Representatives of Latin America’s Jewish communities at a summit with Arab community leaders reiterated the Diaspora’s commitment to peace in the Middle East.

    The summit was held Wednesday at the Brazilian Foreign Ministry in Buenos Aires.

    “In Latin America, Arabs and Jews coexist...