Guatemala Jewish Community Publishes First Paper; to Appear Monthly
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Guatemala Jewish Community Publishes First Paper; to Appear Monthly

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The first Jewish monthly paper ever published by the Jewish community of Guatemala made its debut. The paper called “El Macabao” is printed in Spanish and is designed to stimulate the interest of the 1, 500 Jews in Guatemala in Jewish and Israeli affairs as well as in local community projects and fund-raising drives.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund