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Jewish cosmetics magnate donates alcohol gel to fight coronavirus

Jewish cosmetics magnate donates alcohol gel to fight coronavirus

Jewish Brazilian cosmetics magnate donates 1.7 tons of gel alcohol to fight coronavirus.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 23/03/2020 08:30
Brazilian Jewish schools close to prevent coronavirus infections

Brazilian Jewish schools close to prevent coronavirus infections

School closures 'aimed at preventing an epidemic,' statement by one of them says.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 14/03/2020 20:43
Brazilian-born Holocaust survivor has bar mitzvah at age 91

Brazilian-born Holocaust survivor has bar mitzvah at age 91

Andor Stern, a survovir of Auschwitz, celebrates his bar mitzvah at Sao Paulo's oldest synagogue.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 13/11/2019 11:11
Jewish community raises over $4m for tuition for Jewish schools

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, 12/10/2019 21:11
Brazilian Jewish journalist who fought anti-Semitism dies at 85

Brazilian Jewish journalist who fought anti-Semitism dies at 85

Brazilian veteran Jewish journalist Salomao Schvartzman dies at 85.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 09/07/2019 07:32
In first, Jewish lawmaker elected president of Brazilian Senate

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, 03/02/2019 15:21
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, 30/10/2018 07:34
Brazil prepares for critical elections as Jews move to Israel

Brazil prepares for critical elections as Jews move to Israel

Brazil votes in what's been decided as most critical general election in country's history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2018 22:00
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, 30/10/2017 15:36
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, 28/06/2017 14:03
7 things to know about the Jews of Brazil

7 things to know about the Jews of Brazil

As the attention of the world turns to Rio for the Olympics, Jews take a big part in organizing the enormous event.Marcus Moraes, 02/08/2016 22:48
Brazilian U rector apologizes for anti-Semitism

Brazilian U rector apologizes for anti-Semitism

Rector of Brazilian federal university apologizes to Jewish community over public notice seeking to hire "racial-ethnic relations" educator.JTA, 20/07/2016 05:49
Friend to Jews named Brazil's president

Friend to Jews named Brazil's president

Elevation of Michel Temer as Brazil's president expected to result in a less strained relationship between Brazil and Israel.JTA, 16/05/2016 06:31
Brazilian Christians give Israeli tourism a 'like'

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.JTA, 12/04/2016 05:28