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.
From Spain To Latin America, How A Mass Migration Created A Thriving Latino/Jewish Community
In a world without anti-Semitism, would Latinos be more widely known as Jewish because their ancestors weren’t forcibly converted?
Latinx Jews Rejoice Over News of Latina Disney Princess
It is not even Rosh Hashanah and people are already excited about Hanukkah.
“Can you Dig it?” Nuyorican History in Ghetto Brother: Warrior to Peacemaker
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.
New books: Arab Jews, Latino Jews and other complicated identities
A collection of new books that center around the complexities of Jewish identities
A Venezuelan-American chef wants to show the rich culinary tradition of Latino Jews
A Venezuelan-American chef wants to educate others about the history of Latin American Jews
Bias Case Roiling Yonkers Shul Pulling In Latinos
Rabbi Manny Vinas claims discrimination; is recent larceny connected?
Netanyahu’s historic Latin America visit is part of global pivot
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.
Growing Up Latina and Jewish, I Was A Contradiction
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.