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The Smallest Woman in the World

A tale of love and vanity by the great 20th-century Brazilian writer, from the forthcoming ‘Complete Stories’

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Our Seder for Jorge

A Catholic women hosts Passover for a Jewish exchange student from Brazil

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From Challah to Jalapeños, Latin American Jews Redefine a Culinary Heritage

There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own

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Nazi-Era Jerseys on View in World Cup Exhibit

Display in Salvador, Brazil, endorsed by the tournament’s local committee

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Ultra-Orthodox Brothers Bring Brazil’s Capoeira to Israel

Nearly 200 people have signed up to train at their Bnei Brak dojo

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Argentina’s Last Jewish Cowboys

Thousands of Jews fled 19th-century Russia for the South American Pampas. Can their unique heritage survive?

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Bar Mitzvah Video of the Day

Today we travel from Atlanta to Brazil to celebrate Nissim’s big moment

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Mystic Goddess of Brazil

Writer Clarice Lispector’s exoticism had much to do with her Jewishness; her literary vocabulary did not

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Zweig in Exile

Lost Books

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Daybreak: The Syrian Crisis Worsens

But U.N. action is unlikely, and more in the news

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The New Track to Palestinian Statehood

Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?

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Sundown: Brazil, Argentina Recognize Palestine

Plus sharks from Mossad! and more

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Iran Dangles Prospect of Talks

But it plays up Turkish deal, a no-go for the West

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Sundown: Rights Council To Probe Flotilla

Plus what Mad Mel said now, and more

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Which Squad You Should Root For

Now that the U.S. is gone from the World Cup

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Daybreak: Will Iran Sanctions Bite?

Plus subsidies in the diamond district, and more

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Sundown: Does White House Back Int’l Probe?

Plus the real Palestinian world, and more

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Reining In Iran

A tale of two competing efforts

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Iran Sanctions Draft Finalized

Will China approve?

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Is Mengele Responsible for Brazilian Twins?

Show suggests ‘Angel of Death’ continued his experiments

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Daybreak: Rubashkin Convicted

Plus a Ponzi scheme in Florida, Nazi imagery, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Battle for Latin America

Plus Teitel indicted, Australia surrenders ex-Nazi, and more in the news

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Woman of Mystery

Author Benjamin Moser explores the enigmatic life of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector

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Brazilian Says El Al Saved His Life

Chosen people choose Boeing

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Dizzy With Life

Clarice Lispector’s gorgeous, vibrant writings made one writer’s head—and heart—spin