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is JTA's correspondent in Rio de Janeiro. A freelance journalist and columnist, he contributes to Brazilian Jewish newspapers, magazines and news portals. He also produces news content for Web sites.


  • Abbas welcomed by Jewish pol in Brazil

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was welcomed Thursday in Brazil by a state governor who is Jewish.

  • Brazil-based gas giant may close Iranian operations

    Three days after hosting Israeli President Shimon Peres, Latin America’s largest company announced it may close its operation in Iran.

  • Brazilians protest Ahmadinejad visit

    Thousands of Brazilians protested against the upcoming visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

  • Brazilian Jews welcome Peres

    Brazilian Jews held warm welcome events for Israel’s President Shimon Peres.

  • Peres likened to Hitler, meets Ronaldo

    Israeli President Shimon Peres exchanged presents with Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo.

  • Israel, Brazil sign agreements

    Israel and Brazil signed cooperation agreements on extradition, tourism and security.

  • Hosting Peres, Brazil’s president defends Ahmadinejad

    Brazil’s President justified the scheduled visit of Iran’s president to his country in two weeks.

  • Peres honored in Brazil

    Israel’s President Shimon Peres became an honorary citizen of Brazil’s capital, Brasilia.

  • Madonna brings rabbi to Rio

    Pop star Madonna brought a rabbi on a mysterious visit to Brazil.

  • Brazilian, Cuban religious officials meet

    Brazilian Jewish officials met Cuba’s religious affairs minister to talk about religious cooperation.