Weeks after security forces kicked me out of Venezuela, I was at the Colombian border praying with a rabbi I’d never met before and preparing for the dangerous journey back into the country
Plans to join a Seder in Caracas are interrupted when Tablet’s correspondent is kicked out of Venezuela by state security forces on the eve of Passover
Once a month in Caracas, Estrella Benmaman turns her home into a restaurant, putting a new spin on her Fez-born grandmother’s recipes
News of the News: an oppo-research-for-hire outfit of former reporters tries to seed stories in the American press for global clients
Israel’s Interior Ministry is not allowing a cohort of nine Venezuelan Jewish converts to make aliyah, claiming their engagement in the dwindling Jewish community has not been sufficient
For generations, the Jews of Caracas had idyllic weather, prosperity, and vibrant communal organizations. Things changed under Hugo Chávez.
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died in 2012. Will the other half follow?