December 13, 2006 10:00am
Recent leadership elections have split the Jewish community of Uruguay, as the sides trade accusations of secret pacts and voting irregularities.
December 12, 2006 10:00am
A retired Argentine businessman, after a half-century of silence, writes his miraculous story of Holocaust survival in extraordinary detail.
November 30, 2006 10:00am
Ailing President Fidel Castro can’t make it, but Cuba’s tiny Jewish community is marking its 100th anniversary with a month of religious services, music, dancing, parties and speeches.
October 29, 2006 9:00am
In South Florida, both parties are aggressively courting the Jewish vote in next month’s midterm elections. Many of the area’s elderly Jews have voted Democratic in the past, but Republicans are waging an active campaign to change that this ti
October 25, 2006 9:00am
El Salvador’s Jews are disappointed that their country has decided to move its embassy in Israel from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, but say it won’t affect their relations with the government or with the country’s large Palestinian community.
August 17, 2006 9:00am
Supporters of Israel were stunned by Costa Rica’s decision to move its embassy in Israel from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, a step intended to placate the Arab world.
August 16, 2006 9:00am
The Jewish community of Luxembourg has begun demanding answers — and compensation — for the heirs of Jews whose assets were seized during World War II by Nazi occupiers and their accomplices.
July 31, 2006 9:00am
In an unexpected way, Hurricane Katrina — which devastated New Orleans almost a year ago — has energized Jewish life in Baton Rouge, a city of 500,000 people and two synagogues.
July 16, 2006 9:00am
Colorful rainbows, choo-choo trains and flowers decorate the walls of the neighborhood bomb shelter in Carmiel, but amid the overflowing toilets, foul smells and tension of war this weekend, nobody seemed to notice.
June 21, 2006 9:00am
Iraq’s new ambassador to Washington speaks out on terrorism, the assassination of al-Zarqawi and the new role of women in his country. Just don’t expect any imminent opening to Israel.