Paraguay’s slain criminal prosecutor Marcelo Pecci made many enemies in his lifelong effort to protect the rule of law. One of them was Hezbollah.
A new academic center in Caracas named after the Iranian mass murderer is the latest node in Tehran’s soft power network in Latin America
In the Southern Hemisphere—from Australia to South Africa to Latin America—Jews celebrate the Festival of Lights in the middle of summer, so it can look a little different than it does up north. Fewer icicles, more sand between your toes.
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
The Argentinian-born man of letters, cosmopolitan defender of books and reading, is exiled to a world of his own making
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died in 2012. Will the other half follow?
The Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño’s The Third Reich is, like much of his fiction, filled with Nazis, the ultimate evil
In his disappointing new memoir, Feeding on Dreams, Ariel Dorfman insists on the ponderous and universal over the nuances of his exile from Chile
But doesn’t call them ‘Sephardic’
Remorse for temple vandalism is exception to rule