List of Latin American Jews
Jewish immigration to Latin America began with seven sailors arriving in Christopher Columbus' crew. Since then, the Jewish population of Latin America has risen to more than 500,000 — more than half ...
List of Argentine Jews
The history of the Jews in Latin America began with seven sailors arriving in Christopher Columbus's crew. Since then, the Jewish population of Latin America has risen to more than 500,000 — most of w...
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List of Chilean Jews
Chilean Jews are Chileans residing in the Republic of Chile who are of either Jewish ancestry or observe the Jewish faith. In the 2012 Chilean census, 16,294 Chilean residents listed their religion as...
Jewish Cuban
Jewish Cubans, Cuban Jews, or Cubans of Jewish heritage, have lived in the nation of Cuba for centuries. Some Cubans trace Jewish ancestry to Marranos (converts to Christianity) who came as colonists,...
Jewish Nicaraguan
Jewish Nicaraguans or Nicaraguan Jews (Spanish: Judío Nicaragüense) are Nicaraguans of Jewish ancestry who were born in or have immigrated to Nicaragua. They are part of the ethnic Jewish diaspora...
Jonathan Jakubowicz
Jonathan Jakubowicz is a Venezuelan filmmaker, whose film Secuestro Express was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the British Independent Film Awards and was a New York Times "Critics' Pick"...
Veronica Schneider
Verónica Schneider Rodríguez (born December 16, 1978, in Caracas, Venezuela) is a model and actress.
Schneider born to Venezuelan Jewish parents in a predominately catholic country, she studied Co...
Reynaldo Hahn
Reynaldo Hahn ([ʁɛ.nal.do an]; August 9, 1874 – January 28, 1947) was a Venezuelan, naturalised French, composer, conductor, music critic, diarist, theatre director, and salon singer. Best known as a ...
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Ángel Rosenblat
Ángel Rosenblat (9 December 1902, Węgrów, Poland - 11 September 1984, Caracas) was a Venezuelan philologist, essayist and hispanist of Polish descent.
He and his family moved to Argentina when he ...
Alicia Freilich
Alicia Freilich (born 15 March 1939) is a Venezuelan writer, novelist, journalist and educator.
Born in Caracas, Alicia Freilich is the oldest of three girls born to Máximo Freilich and Rebeca (né...
Paulina Gamus
Paulina Gamus is a Venezuelan political commentator and former member of the National Assembly of Venezuela. Gamus is the only Venezuelan Jew to be a member of the National Assembly.
Leon Schorr
León Schorr (? – ?) a Venezuelan chess master.He tied for 6-7th at Caracas 1960 (blitz tournament, Antonio Medina won ahead of Bobby Fischer), and won Torneo Día de Galicia in 1961.Schorr played ...
Baruj Benacerraf
Baruj Benacerraf (October 29, 1920 – August 2, 2011) was a Venezuelan-born American immunologist, who shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the "discovery of the major histoc...
Elisa Lerner
Elisa Lerner Nagler (Valencia, 6 June 1932), is a Venezuelan jew playwright and essayist. Among her works are the plays: Vida con mamá and En el vasto silencio de Manhattan; the essays volume Yo amo a...
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Pynchas Brener
Pynchas Brener is the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Caracas, Venezuela, starting in 1967. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshiva University and his Master's degree from Colum...
Maurice Ruah
Maurice Ruah (born February 19, 1971, in Caracas, Venezuela), is a former professional tennis player from Venezuela. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 82 in 1994.Ruah participate...
Jacques Braunstein
Jacques Braunstein (August 30, 1931 – November 27, 2009) was an economist, publicist and disc jockey.A native of Bucharest, Romania, Braunstein studied violin at age six and later, at age thirte...
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Moisés Kaufman
Moisés Kaufman (born November 21, 1963) is a playwright, director and founder of Tectonic Theater Project. He is best known for writing The Laramie Project with other members of Tectonic Theater Proje...
Ilan Chester
Ilan Chester (born Ilan Czenstochowski) is a celebrated Venezuelan singer, keyboardist, arranger and composer. Born in Israel in 1952, of European parents, Ilan emigrated to Venezuela in 1953.
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Teodoro Petkoff
Teodoro Petkoff Malec (born in Bobures, Zulia State, January 3, 1932) is a Venezuelan politician, ex-guerrilla, journalist and economist. One of the most prominent politicians on the left in Venezuela...
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Karina (Venezuelan singer)
Karina (born November 19, 1968, as Cynthia Karina Moreno Elías) is a Venezuelan Latin pop music singer, songwriter, and actress.Her first major appearance was singing one of the roles in the play enti...
Moisés Naím
Moisés Naím (born July 5, 1952) is a Distinguished Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an internationally syndicated columnist whose writings are published by leading papers worl...
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Amador Bendayán
Amador Bendayán [ben-dah-IAN] (November 11, 1920 – August 8, 1989) was a Venezuelan actor and entertainer. The son of Moroccan Jewish immigrants, Bendayán was born in Villa de Cura, Aragua, and was ra...
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L. Rafael Reif
Leo Rafael Reif (born August 21, 1950) is a Venezuelan-born American electrical engineer, writer and academic administrator. He is the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, succeedin...
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