Will Brazil have trouble relocating its embassy?

Brazilian President-elect reportedly told John Bolton about difficulties that may arise in relocating his country's embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/11/2018, 1:09 AM

Brazil arrests Israeli head of global drug smuggling network

Brazil captures drug smuggling network leader after he escapes Israeli custody in Paraguay during extradition.JTA, 12/6/2018, 4:02 PM

'We will relocate the embassy, the question is when'

Son of Brazilian President-elect meets Jared Kushner, reiterates that Brazil's embassy will move to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 11/27/2018, 11:27 PM

'Bolsonaro's support for Judea and Samaria unequivocal'

South American Israel supporters tour Samaria, meet with local politicians. Leader close to Brazilian leader says embassy will be moved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2018, 10:46 AM

Arab ambassadors to lobby Brazil on embassy relocation

Ambassadors from Arab countries to meet Brazilian President-elect in order to convince him not to relocate embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 11/23/2018, 5:05 AM

Why did a Brazilian cop name his son Benjamin Netanyahu?

Chabad emissary reportedly convinced Brazilian Interior Ministry to allow a pro-Israel policeman to name his son after Israeli premier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2018, 9:27 PM

Brazil reiterates stance on embassy relocation

New administration in Brazil reiterates that it will relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, despite Arab pressure.Elad Benari, 11/8/2018, 6:39 AM

Brazil's president-elect sons in IDF and Mossad shirts in Israel

Eduardo and Carlos Bolesonaro visited Israel in 2016; Their father won elections last week, announced embassy transfer to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2018, 9:18 PM

Popular Brazilian soccer team uniforms honor Pittsburgh victims

Players for one of Brazil’s largest soccer teams wear uniforms featuring names of Pittsburgh shooting attack victims during Sunday match.JTA, 11/6/2018, 4:21 PM

PA to lobby Brazil against embassy relocation

PA envoy to Brazil expresses hope that president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to relocate embassy to Jerusalem was simply campaign talk.Elad Benari, 11/6/2018, 6:35 AM

PLO blasts Brazil over embassy relocation

Senior PLO official Hanan Ashrawi says Brazilian President-elect's announcement about moving embassy to Jerusalem is "provocative".Elad Benari, Canada, 11/2/2018, 10:39 PM

Netanyahu hails Brazil's embassy relocation

Netanyahu says Brazilian president-elect's plan to move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is "historic".Elad Benari, 11/2/2018, 2:10 AM

'Brazilian embassy will be moved to Jerusalem'

Days after winning run-off election, Brazil's president-elect says he will fulfill campaign promise, move country's embassy to Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 11/1/2018, 10:38 PM

'If you decide on your capital, we'll go with that'

Jair Bolsonaro emphasizes that his avid support for Israel before being elected was not just a campaign gimmick.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 8:23 AM

Netanyahu pledges to attend Bolsonaro's inauguration

PM to congratulate Brazilian president-elect in person at his inauguration ceremony, making him first sitting PM to visit Brazil.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 10/31/2018, 5:35 PM

'Bolsonaro will bring closer ties between Israel, Brazil'

Netanyahu congratulates Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on win, says he will bring closer ties between the two countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2018, 11:47 AM

Jewish Brazilian real estate icon and philanthropist, dies at 58

Rogerio Jonas Zylbersztajn, prominent Brazilian Jewish businessman and philanthropist dead in apparent suicide.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 10/30/2018, 7:34 AM

Will Brazil become Israel's friend?

Professor Arie Kacowicz, an expert on Latin America, examines the historic elections in Brazil which were won by the “Trump of Brazil”.Benny Tocker, 10/30/2018, 4:16 AM

Will Brazil be latest country to move embassy to Jerusalem?

Brazil's president-elect vowed to move embassy to J'lem. Now, confidant says he will consider move - if it will promote Mideast peace.David Rosenberg, 10/29/2018, 9:10 AM

'Trump of Brazil' wins presidential election

Pro-Israel Jair Bolsonaro wins 56% of the votes in second round of voting.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2018, 12:29 AM

'Trump of Brazil' leads as voters head to the polls

Pro-Israel Brazilian presidential candidate who compared himself to Trump leads as voting begins - but left-wing opponent narrows gap.David Rosenberg, 10/28/2018, 10:28 PM

Medieval bath may be earliest Jewish vestige in Brazil

Bath found in Brazil hotel has every sign of being a mikvah - but historians are still trying to prove it.JTA, 10/18/2018, 8:02 AM

Pro-Israel 'Trump of Brazil' poised to win presidency

Right-wing presidential candidate who vowed to move embassy to Jerusalem, close Palestinian embassy in Brasilia, holds double-digit lead.David Rosenberg, 10/12/2018, 1:51 PM

Brazilian Jewish school raises $1.1 million in scholarship money

Brazil’s largest Jewish day school raises over $1 million in 34-hour campaign blitz to fund scholarships.JTA, 10/11/2018, 10:44 PM

Pro-Israel 'Trump' candidate advances in Brazilian elections

Right-wing Jair Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential elections but not outright. Bolsonaro has promised to move embassy to Jerusalem.Tzvi Lev, 10/8/2018, 10:09 AM

Hezbollah financier arrested in Brazil

Brazilian police arrest man designated by the US Treasury Department as a high-ranking Hezbollah financier.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/21/2018, 10:26 PM

Brazil: Neo-Nazis who assaulted Jews sentenced to prison

Brazilian skinheads convicted for assaulting Jewish men wearing kippas 13 years ago.JTA, 9/20/2018, 2:04 PM

'Brazilian Donald Trump' stabbed during campaign rally

Jair Bolsonaro, a front-runner in Brazil's presidential election, stabbed during campaign rally. He is listed in stable condition.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2018, 3:07 AM

Ancient Torah scroll is safe after fire engulfs museum in Brazil

13th-century Yemenite Torah once owned by Brazilian emperor was removed prior to massive fire which destroyed many artifacts.JTA, 9/4/2018, 10:09 PM

Brazil: Presidential candidate promises embassy move

Brazilian presidential front-runner vows to move embassy to Jerusalem, says 'you do not negotiate with terrorists.'JTA, 8/8/2018, 3:22 PM

Brazilian couple nabbed smuggling drugs into Israel

Couple from Brazil found to be smuggling hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of illegal drugs in their bodies.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2018, 10:58 AM

Millions of Brazilians hail Israel during annual Christian march

About 2 million people cheer for Israel during annual march, among the biggest religious events in Brazil.JTA, 6/3/2018, 1:46 PM

Rio drug raid yields deadly arsenal — and a Jewish holy book

Haftara scroll found with over 1,000 bullets to be given to local Jewish community.JTA, 5/30/2018, 2:43 PM

Brazil music legend nixes Israel concert over ‘sensitive moment’

Acclaimed Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil cancels upcoming show in Israel due to 'apprehension' over current tensions.JTA, 5/24/2018, 2:16 AM

Brazilian synagogue damaged in arson attack

Flammable fuel poured under main entrance of Israelite Society in Pelotas causing minor damage. Graffiti: 'Wait for international Intifada.'JTA, 5/21/2018, 5:06 PM

Watch: 20-story building in Brazil collapses after fire

An abandoned tower block in central Sao Paulo collapses after major fire, Extent of casualties unknown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2018, 3:42 PM

Brazilian soccer legend opens academy in Israel

Ronaldinho Gaucho says new soccer school will help develop Israeli children's talents, aid new immigrants' integration.JTA, 4/30/2018, 8:30 PM

Sao Paulo governor apologizes for welcoming Hezbollah official

Brazilian state governor apologizes to Jewish community for welcoming Hezbollah official.JTA, 4/25/2018, 2:58 PM

Latin America's largest airline starts direct flights to Israel

Latam to begin direct flights between Brazil and Israel by year's end.JTA, 4/8/2018, 3:41 PM

Israelis volunteer in Rio to honor Brazilian killed in Israel

25 Israeli backpackers volunteer in Rio to honor memory of Brazilian volunteers killed in car accident.JTA, 3/11/2018, 4:28 PM

Samaria resident extradited for Arab taxi driver's death

46-year-old former resident of Itamar in Samaria extradited after being convicted of manslaughter in Arab taxi driver's death.David Rosenberg, 1/17/2018, 10:01 PM

One of Brazil's oldest synagogues to be rededicated

Sao Paulo congregation rededicates centennial synagogue 100 years after it first opened.JTA, 12/7/2017, 2:37 PM

'Proud a Brazilian presided over the UN vote partition plan'

Brazil honors diplomat who presided over 1947 UN vote for partition plan.JTA, 11/30/2017, 3:23 PM

Jewish sculptor and protector of Brazil’s forests passes away

Polish-born acclaimed sculptor Frans Krajcberg who sought refuge in nature and fought deforestation after WW2 dies at 96.JTA, 11/16/2017, 4:38 PM

Brazil official in Israel most senior to visit in over a decade

President of Brazil’s chamber of deputies visits Israel, says Israeli tech can help Brazil fight arms and drug trafficking.JTA, 10/31/2017, 7:29 PM

Campaign for Jewish students raises three times target amount

Brazilian scholarship campaign for Jewish students collects $3.6 million in 2 days.JTA, 10/30/2017, 3:36 PM

Brazilian restaurant apologizes over anti-Israel signs

One restaurant owner apologizes for spreading hatred, the other claims Israel's government is 'genocidal.'JTA, 10/11/2017, 2:07 PM

Brazil: Newspaper sorry for puzzle entry on ‘Israeli occupation’

Brazillian newspaper apologizes after crossword puzzle identifies 'Palestine' as 'territory that suffers Israeli occupation and bombings.'JTA, 10/9/2017, 3:44 PM

Jewish president of Rio 2016 Olympics arrested for corruption

President of the Rio 2016 Olympic Committee arrested amid investigation into vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympic Games to South America.JTA, 10/8/2017, 4:14 PM

Brazil: Swastika painted on statue ridiculing persecution

Vandals paint swastika on statue of Brazil’s iconic first black clown.JTA, 9/9/2017, 8:05 PM

Brazil to extradite Israeli who killed Arab in 2004

Man convicted of murdering Arab cab driver to be returned to Israel to serve 20 year jail sentence.JTA, 8/10/2017, 3:46 PM

Brazilian Israelis start NGO to help growing stream of newcomers

New 'by Brazilians for Brazilians' organization aims to help newly arrived Brazilians find their place in Israel.JTA, 7/27/2017, 1:18 PM

Brazil’s only Jewish congressman accused of Nazi behavior

Fellow lawmaker says attempt to impeach Brazilian president for corruption akin to behavior of Hitler and Mussolini.JTA, 7/16/2017, 8:25 PM

Brazil denied 16,000 visas to Jews during Nazi regime

Not even Albert Einstein's request for a visa was granted during years of increasing Nazi persecution and the Holocaust.JTA, 6/29/2017, 4:07 PM

Brazilian dentists demand employment permits

Knesset holds meeting to find a way to okay Brazilian university degrees - even though they're not identical to Israeli degrees.JTA, 6/28/2017, 2:03 PM

Senior Brazilian official visits Samaria on private tour

Brazilian official request private tour of Samaria, says the tour changed his view of the Jewish communities.Chana Roberts, 6/12/2017, 12:20 PM

Watch: Baby starts walking - minutes after being born

Nurse activates 'walking' reflex while trying to bathe a newborn bay. Watch as the baby sets out on her own two feet just after being born.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2017, 11:05 AM