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  • Will Chavez’s defeat stem emigration of Venezuela’s Jews?

    Will the defeat of President Hugo Chavez’s broad-ranging constitutional referendum at the polls Sunday stem the tide of Venezuelan Jews leaving the country? JTA’s Larry Luxner speaks from Caracas with JTA Associate Editor Uriel Heilman about the mood among Venezuela’s Jews following the unexpected defeat of Chavez’s referendum. Click the play button below to listen…. More ▸

  • Siegel Speaks: Election Apathy in Russia

    Russia’s Dec. 2 parliamentary elections are shaping up to be the least significant for the country’s Jews in the post-Soviet era. With Vladimir Putin steering the country toward authoritarianism, why does nobody seem to care? JTA Moscow correspondent Matt Siegel talks to JTA Associate Editor Uriel Heilman. Click the play button below to listen. [audio:/images/archive/112707_heilman_siegel.mp3]… More ▸