November 28, 2008 2:39pm
Panama’s long-time Grand Rabbi Zion Levy died in Israel at the age of 83.
November 26, 2008 7:46pm
The Argentine branch of the Simon Wiesenthal Center called for the dismissal of the U.N.’s General Assembly president because of his recent anti-Israeli comments.
October 28, 2008 4:26pm
An Israeli tourist was raped outside of a popular destination in Guatemala.
December 19, 2007 10:00am
The arrival of the first Torah in Nicaragua in 28 years is rekindling Jewish life in the turbulent Central American country and sparking discussion of building a new Jewish community center.
July 22, 2007 9:00am
Unlike other parts of the world where devoutly practicing Jews and Muslims have come into conflict, in Panama the two are almost symbiotic.
May 6, 2007 9:00am
Bitter divisions over who is a Jew threaten to split Nicaragua’s tiny Jewish community.
March 1, 2007 10:00am
Aching from lugging cinder blocks and not having seen a flush toilet in days, a group of Jewish teenagers from the New York City suburbs could have been forgiven for complaining about building simple houses in a rural Nicaraguan outpost. But the only comp
February 27, 2007 10:00am
It has taken Nicaragua’s new leftist President Daniel Ortega less than two months in office to alienate the country’s tiny Jewish community.
August 23, 2006 9:00am
Costa Rica’s Jewish community reacted with disappointment, resignation and a bit of anger to the country’s decision to move its embassy in Israel out of Jerusalem.
October 2, 2005 9:00am
A pair of Israeli agronomists are helping Nicaragua make gradual improvements to their oudated farming practices. Another outgrowth of their hard work has been a modest improvement in ties between Israel and Nicaragua.