There are over 250,000 Latin American Jews today. Latin American Jews are not homogenous, but diverse. Today, the Greater Miami area has become home to thousands of Latinx Jews, some with strong ties to Latin America.
In a world without anti-Semitism, would Latinos be more widely known as Jewish because their ancestors weren’t forcibly converted?
It is not even Rosh Hashanah and people are already excited about Hanukkah.
In this third installment of “Latinx Comic Biographies and Graphic Memoirs” series, I dive into how Voloj and Ahlering illustrate the 1970s South Bronx, which chronicles the life of Nuyorican Benjamin “Bengy” Melendez, former gang leader and community activist.
A collection of new books that center around the complexities of Jewish identities
A Venezuelan-American chef wants to educate others about the history of Latin American Jews
Rabbi Manny Vinas claims discrimination; is recent larceny connected?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic visit to Mexico and Argentina in mid-September is expected to improve trade ties for Israel and open the dialogue with Latin America’s Jewish community.
For the record, my brother is not adopted. He was born, and named in Argentina, where Jewish boys have names like Pablo, Jose, Federico, Mateo and Fernando.