Playing the ‘Anti-Semitism’ Card Against Venezuela

  title={Playing the ‘Anti-Semitism’ Card Against Venezuela},
  author={Eric Wingerter and J. Delacour},
  journal={NACLA Report on the Americas},
  pages={49 - 52}
I n the early morning hours of january 31, vandals broke into Tiferet Israel, a Sephardic synagogue in Caracas. They strewed sacred scrolls on the floor and scribbled “Death to the Jews” and other anti-Semitic epithets on the walls, before making off with computer equipment and historical artifacts. Understandably, the incident frightened and upset many in the Venezuelan Jewish community. Right away, U.S. news outlets, including The New York Times and The Miami Herald, linked the incident to… Expand
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