Rio party labels Peres an 'ideologue of terrorism'Rio City Council member files lawsuit against the PSOL political party for calling Shimon Peres an accessory to terror and genocide.
Israeli man arrested trying to leave Brazil with cocaineIsraeli man arrested trying to cross the Brazilian border with Bolivia carrying cocaine in the fake bottoms of two suitcases.
Brazilian president impeached following scandalDilma Rousseff, Brazil's first female president, removed from office as left-wing Workers' Party loses power for first time since 2002.
Brazil steps up Olympics security amid terror threatConcerns about Islamist attacks like those in Argentina in the 90's have sparked a major upswing in security surrounding the Olympic Games.
7 things to know about the Jews of BrazilAs the attention of the world turns to Rio for the Olympics, Jews take a big part in organizing the enormous event.
Brazilian journalist who called Israel a 'Nazi state' loses suitBrazil Jews win a nearly decade-long lawsuit started by a journalist who claimed he was gagged for calling Israel a "Nazi state."
Brazilian university: Zionism is racismJob listing at Brazilian university seeks a teacher for a class on "Zionism, Nazism and Apartheid- as racism."
Brazilian U rector apologizes for anti-Semitic public noticeRector of Brazilian federal university apologizes to Jewish community over public notice seeking to hire "racial-ethnic relations" educator.
Brazilian evangelists - Israel's next great ally?IFCJ launches a new campaign to raise Israel support among growing evangelical community in Brazil, which is world's largest following US.
2 Brazilian senators associate Holocaust with political crisisTwo Brazilian senators compare the Holocaust to Brazil's political environment following President Rousseff's suspension.
Swastikas painted in Rio Jewish neighborhoodSwastikas found daubed on walls in Rio de Jeneiro's Copacabana neighborhood; Jewish leader calls for investigation.
Israeli app to guide Olympics-goers through Rio streetsIsraeli app 'Moovit' guides tourists and locals alike along the safest routes to and between Olympic events.
Friend to Jewish community named Brazil's presidentElevation of Michel Temer as Brazil's president expected to result in a less strained relationship between Brazil and Israel.
'Rabbi's guest' steals $150,000 in BrazilJewish neighborhood in Sao Paulo repeatedly targeted by burglar pretending to be a Jew; police release him after he pays $235 bail.
Brazilian senate suspends president Dilma RousseffBrazilian president suspended from her position by Senate, pending impeachment proceedings.
Israeli app to guide Olympics-goers through Rio streetsIsraeli app Moovit to guide tourists and local residents at the Rio Olympic and Paralympics Games this summer.
Dutch Noah’s Ark replica sailing to Brazil for Olympic GamesDutch Christian organization plans to sail 'replica' of Noah's Ark to Brazil for 2016 Summer Olympics.
Brazilian congress votes to impeach president RousseffSenate will next vote on whether to pursue an impeachment trial.
Brazilian Christians give Israeli tourism a 'like'The number of Brazilians who have "liked" Israel's Ministry of Tourism Facebook profiles in Portuguese has exceeded 2 million.
First-ever Haggadah released for AnousimHebrew-Portuguese Haggadah debuts to help descendants of Jews forced to convert return to their roots.
Athletes murdered in Munich to be honored at Rio gamesBrazilian, Israeli officials to hold ceremony commemorating massacred Israelis athletes during 2016 summer Olympic games.
Israel cancels Dayan appointment, then backtracksAfter eight months of diplomatic standoff with Brasilia, Israel withdraws nominee, only to reverse course, claiming "technical error".
Brazilian olim exchange Carnival for PurimDozens of olim from Brazil arrive at Ben Gurion Airport, ready to start their new life as Israeli citizens.
Rio rabbi: OK to kill bugs on ShabbatZika virus leads Chabad envoy to declare mosquitos can be killed on Shabbat, for they threaten life.
Drunk knife-wielding monkey attacks Brazil barAfter chugging a glass of rum, pernicious primate grabs a knife and starts chasing men, leaving women alone in a clear case of sexism.
Israel denies dropping Dani Dayan as Brazil ambassadorForeign Ministry dismisses reports Israel to drop Dayan as envoy due to Brazilian opposition; 'we don't have a fallback position.'
'Dayan will not be Israel's envoy to Brazil''Let's not delude ourselves,' asserts MK Berko at Knesset meeting after six months of silence from Brazil over the appointment.
Embassy of 'Palestine' established in BrazilPA erects its first embassy in the Americas, raising the security concerns of locals over the 'sovereign Hamas area.'
Zika virus declared a global emergencyWHO, criticized for being asleep at the wheel on Zika like Ebola, snaps into action as Brazil reports 4,000 birth defects and virus spreads.
200 Brazilian academics join the boycott of IsraelBrazilian diplomats and prominent academic figures protest against ‘occupied territories, racist policy and apartheid’.
Brazil: Israel made 'a mistake' appointing DayanSame Brazilian official who accused Israel of 'genocide' in 2014 says appointing a 'settlement' leader was a 'misstep' on Jerusalem's part.
Watch: Gathering holy sparks with Brazillian bossa novaFollow fascinating journey of a Jerusalem native to Europe, back home and back to Judaism, and on to Brazil to spread recognition of God.
Dani Dayan to remain envoy candidate to Brazil indefinitelyEven is Brazil officially refuses Dayan, Netanyahu won't back down from choice, and will instead leave Brazil without representation.
40 Brazil diplomats oppose Israeli 'settler' ambassadorCareer diplomats support their government's position on appointment of ex-Yesha Council leader Dani Dayan.
Foreign Ministry officials urge PM to cancel Dayan appointmentForeign Ministry officials warn Israel headed for embarrassment with Brazil; Dani Dayan blames Tzipi Livni for lack of progress.
How long will Israel wait for Dayan appointment to be approved?Dani Dayan and PM to hold face-to-face meeting Thursday over Brazil's delay in approving his ambassadorial appointment.
Brazilian official: Israel will have to find another ambassadorBrazil is not planning to approve the appointment of Dani Dayan as Israel’s Ambassdor, says senior official.
Israel to act to approve Dayan's appointment in BrazilDeputy Foreign Minister to present plan to convince Brazil to accept the appointment of former Yesha Council head as Israeli ambassador.
Brazil ignores Dani Dayan's appointment as ambassadorDespite being appointed two months ago Brazil has not responded, either positively or negatively, to Dayan's appointment.
Brazil continues to snub request to appoint Dani Dayan envoyIsrael approved the former Yesha Council chairman's appointment two months ago, so why has Brazil yet to reply to an official request?
The Radical Left's anti-Settler Litmus Test for DiplomatsThe radical left in Israel can't get more than 4% of the votes in the voting booth, so they have found a novel (undemocratic) way to try to force Israel to do as they wish.
Calls for Brazil to Reject Ambassador Are 'Treason'Former ambassador says leftist ex-diplomats asking Brazil to ban Dayan for his opinions crosses a line - same day Arab MK does same thing.
Official: Dayan Will Do an Excellent Job in BrazilIsraeli official says that it doesn't seem as though Brazil will cause difficulties over Dani Dayan's appointment as ambassador.
Senior MKs Urge Brazil to Accept Dayan AppointmentEdelstein, Herzog and Lapid reach out to Brazil's envoy to Israel after former diplomats try to stymie Dani Dayan's appointment.
In Dani Dayan Controversy, 'Israelis Have No Shame'Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon berates 'shameful' attempts to stop former Yesha Council head's promotion to ambassador.
Brazil Controversy: Traitors or Legitimate Protest?Three ex-ambassadors asked Brazil to reject Dani Dayan as envoy because he is a 'settler.' One tells Arutz Sheva why he did it.
Leftists Ask Brazil: Don't Allow Dani Dayan to be Israeli EnvoyFormer ambassadors identified with left ask Brazil to reject Dani Dayan appointment as Israel's ambassador to the country.
'Jerusalem, Israel' to be Eliminated from Brazil PassportsCitizens of Brazil born in Jerusalem will have their passports amended to eliminate 'Israel,' in similar move to that of US.
Dani Dayan Appointed Israel's Ambassador to BrazilFormer Yesha Council leader excited to take on the challenge of expanding Israel's ties with Latin America, he says.
Documents Show That the US 'Routinely Spied' on BrazilNew documents reveal that the US has been spying on Brazil since 2011 in order to obtain economic advantages.
Turkey Recalls Brazil Ambassador Over Armenian GenocideTurkish Foreign Ministry recalls its ambassador to Brazil after the Brazilian Senate passes legislation recognizing the Armenian genocide.
Brazil University Under Fire for Calling for List of IsraelisStaff at the Federal University of Santa Maria released a letter asking for a list of Israeli students, lecturers; MFA to take action.
Israeli Killed Resisting Robbery in BrazilIsraeli businessman was shot in the head last week in Belem; 'We've reached a point where you don't know if you're coming home.'
From Zion will Come Forth Water Know-howDelegation of Israeli water companies visit Brazil to help the country overcome its 'water challenge.'
Syrians Find Refuge in BrazilBrazil providing asylum status to fleeing Syrians, who are intent on rebuilding their lives despite cultural, language barriers.
Anti-Jewish Attacks Span Europe, ArgentinaAt least three anti-Semitic incidents were reported in recent days – with incidents recorded in Europe and South America.
Rivlin Apologizes to Brazil Over 'Diplomatic Dwarf' CommentPresident Rivlin apologizes to Brazilian counterpart for a remark by a foreign ministry spokesman calling Brazil a "diplomatic dwarf".