World Report

Latin Jews hold congress in Brazil

SAO PAULO (JTA) — Jewish leaders from across Latin America attended the Latin American Jewish Congress, held last Friday through Monday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Attendees discussed the needs of their communities, ongoing interfaith projects and the impact of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on local politics. Among those attending were Edgar Bronfman and Avi Beker, president and secretary-general of the World Jewish Congress, respectively.