McDonald’s public menorah is Hanukkah symbol in Brazilian Amazon

Large menorah at McDonald's has become the only Hanukkah symbol in this Amazon city.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 12/25/2019, 8:03 AM

Arab League warns Brazil against embassy relocation

Arab League warns that Brazil's policy shifts on Jerusalem will "seriously damage Arab-Brazilian relations and interests".Elad Benari, 12/20/2019, 3:32 AM

Brazil's first step towards Jerusalem embassy move

President Bolsonaro will 'for sure' move embassy to Jerusalem, says his son, as Brazil opens up trade center in Israel's capital.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 12/15/2019, 5:29 PM

Thousands of Brazilians join Israeli musicale

3,000 Brazilians, both Jews and non-Jews, join Koolulam musicale in Sao Paulo, singing 'Tempos Modernos'.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 12/3/2019, 7:28 AM

'Outrageous' to compare Jewish politician to Nazis

Brazilian Jews slam magazine that likened Jewish politician to Hitler’s propaganda mastermind.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 11/11/2019, 12:58 PM

Israeli ambassador: Why harm Israel-Brazil relations?

Israeli ambassador refuses to attend conference of umbrella Jewish organization over leader's criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 10:29 AM

Brazilian soccer team don Stars of David to mark Kristallnacht

A Portuguese-language video about the team and why it decided to remember Kristallnacht went viral, with massive media coverage.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 11/7/2019, 9:22 PM

Retired soccer players play for peace

Brazilian veteran soccer legends beat Israel’s in ‘peace match’ in Haifa.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 10/30/2019, 2:34 PM

Jacob Dolinger, international law expert, dies at 84

Brazilian-Jewish attorney Jacob Dolinger, one of Brazil's most distinguished authorities on international law, dead at 84.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 10/28/2019, 7:27 AM

Jewish community raises over $4m for tuition for Jewish schools

Brazilian scholarship campaign for Jewish students collects $4.1 million in 3 days.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 10/12/2019, 9:11 PM

Israel sends experts to Brazil to assist with Amazon fires

Israeli delegation of firefighters, rescue experts leave for Brazil to help combat fires ravaging the Amazon Basin.AFP, 9/3/2019, 8:21 PM

Israel to aid Brazil in fight against devastating Amazon fire

As fires devastate Amazon rainforest, Israel offers Brazil aid in battling the blazes.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 8/26/2019, 2:56 PM

Brazil: University cancels Mid-East peace lecture after threats

University of Pernambuco cancels lecture on Arab-Israeli peace process hours before it was to take place after series of threats.Marcus M. Gilban/JTA, 8/22/2019, 5:08 PM

Brazil could designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

Brazil considering designating Hezbollah as a terrorist organization as part of President Bolsonaro’s efforts to strengthen ties with Trump.Elad Benari, 8/20/2019, 2:12 AM

In first, 'Bnei Anusim' open mikvah in northern Brazil

Descendants of forcefully converted Jews open mikvah in northern Brazil.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/10/2019, 9:30 PM

Brazilian politician praises murder of Jews

Brazilian politician Professor Jamal Harfoush refers to Saud Clan as 'Mordechai Clan'.Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2019, 3:33 PM

Church modeled after Solomon's Temple to house Holocaust museum

Sao Paulo church built to look like Solomon's Temple to house Brazil's second Holocaust museum.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 8/7/2019, 7:44 AM

Israeli diplomat hides non-kosher meal with Brazilian president

Expensive, non-kosher meal between Israeli ambassador Yossi Shelley and Brazilian president 'censored' in picture.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 7/8/2019, 1:44 PM

Brazilian leaders tour ancient Shiloh

Political mission of governors and congressmen from various states in Brazil tours Binyamin in Samaria, sees sites of ancient Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2019, 4:02 PM

'Never Again' lights up Brazilian Congress

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, special 'Never Again' message projected onto buildings of Brazilian National Congress.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 5/2/2019, 8:59 PM

Bolsonaro clarifies remarks on Holocaust

Jair Bolsonaro: Forgiveness is something personal, my speech was never meant to be used in a historical context.Ben Ariel, 4/14/2019, 6:44 AM

Brazil's President congratulates Netanyahu

Jair Bolsonaro tweets congratulations to Netanyahu: Bibi is a great leader.Elad Benari, 4/12/2019, 6:44 AM

Brazilian President: I haven't changed my mind on embassy

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tells local radio station he hasn't changed his mind about relocating Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 4/9/2019, 1:59 AM

Brazil president after visit to Yad Vashem: Nazis were leftists

Bolsonaro says that the Nazi party’s official name, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, contains the word 'socialist.'Josefin Dolsten/JTA, 4/4/2019, 8:52 PM

Brazilian opposition leader supports Palestinian Arabs

Brazil’s opposition leader in the Senate tells PA envoy President Bolsonaro does not represent the conscience of the Brazilian people.Elad Benari, 4/4/2019, 4:37 AM

'We welcome you as our dearest friends'

Netanyahu and Brazilian President visit Israeli innovation exhibition, meet Israeli and Brazilian businesspeople.Nitsan Keidar, 4/3/2019, 3:34 AM

Watch: Netanyahu, Bolsonaro invite Brazilian athletes to Israel

PM Netanyahu and Brazilian President Bolsonaro invite Brazilian soccer player Neymar and surfer Gabriel Medina to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 12:35 AM

Brazilian president explores opening United Hatzalah branch

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro meets United Hatzalah CEO Moshe Teitelbaum, sees organization's impressive medical technology.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 3:15 PM

Watch: Brazilian President visits Western Wall in Jerusalem

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro becomes first head of state to visit Western Wall with Israeli prime minister.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 6:29 PM

PA condemns Brazil over Jerusalem trade office

PA says Brazil's opening of trade office in Jerusalem is a "direct aggression against the Palestinian people".Elad Benari, 4/1/2019, 4:10 AM

'Brazilian president is my friend, my brother'

Netanyahu lauds Jair Bolsonaro's decision to open diplomatic office in Jerusalem, expresses hope Brazil will move full embassy.David Rosenberg, 3/31/2019, 10:06 PM

First step in embassy move? Brazil confirms J'lem office plans

Amid reports Brazil wavering on J'lem embassy plans, Brazilian FM says trade office in the capital would be first step towards embassy move.David Rosenberg, 3/31/2019, 6:29 PM

First summer camp for forcibly converted Jews opens in Brazil

Brazilian rabbi opens summer camp for descendants of Jews forced to convert to Christianity in Portugal and Spain.Cnaan Lipshitz, JTA, 3/28/2019, 10:24 PM

Did Brazil's president just walk back Jerusalem embassy pledge?

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro appeared to walk back pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem, suggesting 'business office' instead.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/28/2019, 8:45 PM

Bolsonaro: We can still move the embassy

Brazilian President says relocation of embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is still possible.Elad Benari, 3/28/2019, 6:09 AM

PA: Brazil embassy relocation an 'attack' on Palestinians

PA envoy to Brazil warns against moving that country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 3/27/2019, 6:38 AM

Brazil 'still studying' embassy relocation

Brazil's Foreign Minister says relocation of country's embassy to Jerusalem must be a "positive movement".Elad Benari, 3/21/2019, 4:12 AM

Jewish philanthropist becomes Brazil’s richest person

Joseph Safra, considered the richest banker in the world, becomes richest man in Brazil.Marcus M. Gilban/JTA, 3/3/2019, 4:45 PM

On eve of elections: Brazilian president to visit Israel

President Jair Bolsonaro, who invited Netanyahu as guest of honor to his inauguration, plans to visit Israel days before Israeli election.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2019, 10:54 PM

Israeli almost loses hand in Brazil machete attack

Hotel worker attacks Israeli toruist with a chair and a machete in Brazil, nearly cutting his hand off.Gary Willig, 2/26/2019, 9:41 PM

Brazil's Bolsonaro improving after pneumonia, surgery

Brazilian president making "good clinical and post-operative progress" following third operation since being stabbed on campaign trail.AFP, 2/10/2019, 8:08 AM

Israeli technology comes to the rescue in Brazil

Brazil to receive 10 generators that use Israeli technology to produce pure, clean-drinking water from ambient air.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2019, 2:06 AM

Brazilian samba school dancer wears Nazi outfit during rehearsal

Dancer at Brazilian samba school rehearsing for Carnival parade dresses up in Nazi uniform.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 2/4/2019, 3:12 PM

In first, Jewish lawmaker elected president of Brazilian Senate

Jewish lawmaker and ally of new pro-Israel president Jair Bolsonaro elected as president of Brazil's senate.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 2/3/2019, 3:21 PM

IDF aid delegation returns from Brazil

Team carried out a slew of rescue missions in Brazil following the dam collapse that left dozens dead.Ido Ben Porat , 2/1/2019, 12:25 PM

Israeli delegation summarizes first day in Brazil

IDF aid delegation continues to operate in area of collapsed dam, cooperating closely with Brazil authorities to rescue missing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2019, 5:25 PM

Watch: Israeli team recovers bodies after Brazilian dam collapse

Israeli search and rescue team dispatched to Brazil following dam collapse operating in flood zone, accessible only by helicopter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2019, 1:28 PM

IDF delegation searches for survivors of Brazil dam collapse

IDF aid delegation locates bus trapped by flood after dam collapse, no survivors on board.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 10:54 PM

Watch: Israeli aid team arrives in Brazil following dam disaster

Death toll in Brazilian dam collapse rises to 58. IDF delegation arrives in Brazil to assist with search and rescue efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 7:57 AM

Watch: IDF delegation dispatched to Brazil after dam collapse

Delegation has departed from Israel and is expected to land in Brazil within 14 hours to assist with search and rescue efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2019, 11:30 AM

Israeli aid delegation to take off for Brazil after dam collapse

Delegation to leave for Brazil to assist rescue effort after dam collapse kills at least nine people. Hundreds still buried under the mud.Tzvi Lev, 1/26/2019, 6:37 PM

New Brazilian law excuses Jewish students on Sabbath, holidays

President Jair Bolsonaro signs law which protects right of students to be absent from class or exams during religious holidays.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 1/9/2019, 10:50 AM

Brazilian President: Israelis will decide what their capital is

Brazilian President discusses possible embassy relocation, says only extreme Arab countries will oppose the move.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2019, 1:32 AM

Brazilian governor requests sound of shofar at his inauguration

Wilson Witzel, ardent supporter of Israel, took office surrounded by several members of the local Jewish community at a ceremony in Rio.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/3/2019, 2:40 PM

'Brazil will not transfer the embassy to Jerusalem'

Professor Arie Kacowicz, expert on Latin America, believes that despite Netanyahu's successful visit, Brazil will continue to be neutral.Benny Tocker, 1/3/2019, 5:10 AM

Watch: Netanyahu greeted warmly in Brazil

PM, who arrived for inauguration of Brazilian president, was received warmly by the crowd as he exited his vehicle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 4:54 PM

Live: Jair Bolsonaro sworn in as president of Brazil

Inauguration ceremony for Brazil's new leader, former army captain Jair Bolsonaro, attended by Israeli PM Netanyahu., 1/1/2019, 7:55 PM