Jasmina Kelemen (JTA)

In Venezuela, Chavez Rival Demonized for His Jewish Roots

As someone who has spent his entire political career opposing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Gov. Henrique Capriles Radonski is accustomed to rough handling.

Citing Insecurity and Politics, Jews Leave Venezuela in Droves

Esther Benchimol de Roffe arrived in Venezuela as a young bride, leaving northern Morocco more than 50 years ago to meet her groom in a prosperous foreign land.