The study indicates that converso genes have spread far and wide in Latin America.
The Argentina Zionist Organization called Waters “one of the great anti-Semites of our time” in a campaign protesting what it called his hate speech.
Latin American Jews look at identity, including Jewish identity, as endlessly malleable –- just like Julia Salazar.
Jewish leaders feel that their communities are highly probable targets but also that it is possible to live openly as Jewish in their countries.
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Twenty rectors from leading universities across Latin America signed agreements with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem during a first-of-its-kind conference signaling growing academic cooperation. The university’s president, Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, welcomed the representatives from institutions in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru,…
BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — A Cuban delegation will for the first time participate in the “Birthright for Jewish Moms” trip to Israel, as the sponsoring group works to expand its reach in Latin America. The trip sponsored by the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project will visit Israel from May 9 to May 18, and will observe Yom…
A synagogue in Buenos Aires will host the first official same-sex Jewish marriage held in a synagogue in Latin America.
Miami — It’s the “Gateway to the Americas,” both North and South. It’s called “the capital of Latin America” and it’s the most populous tropical metropolis in the United States. But Miami also home to one of the country’s most welcoming Jewish communities, a diverse population of Cubans, Brazilians, Colombians, and others from South and Central America. There’s overlap in these groups, as Latin America has a storied history with the Jewish people, in its own right.
Known across South America as a beach oasis for the elite, and more recently as the site of Donald Trump’s first residential development on the continent, the Uruguayan town of Punta del Este has long seduced visitors with its beaches and luxury accommodations.
After experiences in Argentina and Brazil, a Limmud experience will arrive in Mexico.