Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774
By:
Gil Shefler, JTA
The announcement of Hugo Chavez's death sent many in Caracas into panic mode, fearing that the death of this larger-than-life figure — alternately loved or reviled by millions in his country — might lead to chaos in the streets.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
For more than a decade, Venezuelan Jews have been subject to the whims of a mercurial president who used his bully pulpit to intimidate, rail against Israel and embrace Iran.
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By:
JTA
European Union diplomats in eastern Jerusalem have recommended economic sanctions against Jewish settlements in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Rising nationalism and an economic recession have led many young Jews to leave their native Hungary and make aliyah or resettle elsewhere in Europe.
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By:
JTA
Argentina's Jewish foreign minister defended the dialogue with Iran and criticized the Israeli position on the issue.
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