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.
January 29, 2009 5:56pm
Brazil’s president attended two ceremonies to memorialize the Holocaust.
January 27, 2009 5:31pm
Brazilian Jack Terpins was unanimously re-elected president of the Latin American Jewish Congress.
January 19, 2009 8:04pm
A group of Brazilian Jews rallied for Israel and for peace.
December 16, 2008 7:15pm
El Al will begin direct flights between Israel and Brazil next year.
April 1, 2004 10:00am
A new dictionary of Sephardic surnames helps Brazilians learn about their possible Jewish origins.
February 11, 2004 10:00am
Brazil’s first female rabbi paves the way for women in Judaism, dismissing traditionalists’ criticism with open-mindedness and respect for the Torah.
September 29, 2003 9:00am
Sao Paulo Jews are launching a public relations campaign to raise money and build awareness of the community in general Brazilian society.
June 19, 2003 9:00am
Plans to close the Israeli consulate in Brazil’s largest city are generating considerable concern among Sao Paulo’s 60,000 Jews, who say it will hamper efforts to promote Israel’s interests in a city that is the hub of Brazil’s Muslim community.
April 10, 2003 9:00am
Israeli tourists are flocking to Arraial D’Ajuda, a small town on Brazil’s northeastern coast.
February 13, 2003 10:00am
A Brazilian Jewish group has touched off a controversy with its decision to sponsor a presentation at this year’s Carnival celebrations. Some Jewish activists blasted the decision, charging that the money could be better spent helping struggling Bra