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Brazil arrests Israeli head of global drug smuggling network

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'

'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'

'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

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?

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

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

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

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 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

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 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'

'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'

'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

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'

'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

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?

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?

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

'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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

'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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Sheldon Adelson pitches Brazilian president on $8 billion casino

Sheldon Adelson pitches Brazilian president on $8 billion casino

Billionare mogul seeks to build $8 billion casino in Rio de Janeiro as rumors persist that Brazil will legalize gambling after 70 years.JTA, 5/11/2017, 3:31 PM