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  • Venezuelan Jews fear for future

    Venezuela’s well-established Jewish community has lost up to one-fifth of its members, prompted by an increasingly hostile environment under the government of left-wing radical President Hugo Chavez.

  • Israel Prizes awarded

    The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee-Israel was one of four to receive an Israel Prize for life achievement, special contribution to society and state.

  • Moscow school probes anti-Semitism

    Moscow State University is investigating its teaching standards and quality of life, amid student complaints of anti-Semitic and extremist views infiltrating the curriculum.

  • Jewish leaders meet in Venezuela

    A Latin American Jewish Congress meeting in Caracas aimed to show solidarity with the Jewish community of Venezuela, which has found itself in a precarious situation since President Hugo Chavez began cozying up to Iran.

  • Argentine eyes peacemaking role

    Argentina’s first lady is going to Caracas to help improve the rocky relationship between Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his country’s Jewish community.

  • Czech city keeping landmark villa

    The Czech city of Brno decided not to return a landmark villa to the heirs of its Jewish owner.