List of Latin American Jews

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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 of whom live in Argentina, with large communities also present in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela.[1]

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Jewish from the indicated country of origin or must have references showing they are Jewish from the indicated country of origin and are notable.


The following is a list of some prominent Latin American Jews, arranged by country of origin:

Argentina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Chile[edit]

Main article: List of Chilean Jews

Colombia[edit]

Main: Colombian Jews

Cuba[edit]

Main article: Jewish Cuban

Dominican Republic[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

El Salvador[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Honduras[edit]

Nicaragua[edit]

Panama[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Main: Venezuelan Jews

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Capriles does not consider himself Jewish, and is opposed to the State of Israel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) estimaciones para la Población judía 2008.
  2. ^ Jorge Fernández Díaz. "Marcos Aguinis: un hombre del renacimiento". 
  3. ^ Por primera vez un gobernador jura su cargo sobre la Torá Hebrea
  4. ^ "Héctor Babenco: el argentino renegado". 
  5. ^ "elmundo.es - cultura". 
  6. ^ Tania – Haydee Tamara Bunke Bider
  7. ^ "Terra - Libros Dogma Birmajer: Entrevista al prolfico escritor> 4-10-2000". 
  8. ^ BOLIGRAFO.-Inventado por el Periodista judío, de origen húngaro, Laszlo y Geor Biro.
  9. ^ Taylor, Ella (2006-12-22). "What, Him Worry? (Why Yes, Actually)". LA Weekly. Retrieved 2006-12-22. 
  10. ^ BMOP :: Boston Connection :: Program Notes
  11. ^ a b c [1]
  12. ^ Who's Who of Victorian Cinema
  13. ^ Osvaldo Golijov: Biography
  14. ^ César Milstein, 1927–2002
  15. ^ The Tribu of Dina: A Jewish Women Anthology by Irena Klepfisz & Melanie Kaye
  16. ^ The Book of Memories (Paperback) by Ana Maria Shua. Book Description
  17. ^ (Spanish) Pekerman y el capítán, Juan Pablo Sorín, "son los israelitas del mundial"
  18. ^ Feilhaber[2] "Outside of my UCLA teammate Benny Feilhaber, I never really thought there were other high-class Jewish soccer players out there"
  19. ^ Volodia Teitelboim
  20. ^ [3] Article in Spanish
  21. ^ Don Francisco (television host)
  22. ^ "Meet new people and chat online with MeetMe!". 
  23. ^ Alejandro Jodorowsky
  24. ^ es:Miguel Kiwi
  25. ^ Nicolas Massu
  26. ^ The Jewish Chronicle
  27. ^ "Hedgebrook". 
  28. ^ "THR’s Latino Power 50 - Latin Gossip". 
  29. ^ "antiMusic - musicNews: Your daily source for the latest music news!". 
  30. ^ "Google Translate". 
  31. ^ "'Secuestro Express'".