List of Latin American Jews

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Jewish immigration to Latin America began with seven sailors arriving in Christopher Columbus' crew. The Jewish population of Latin America is today (2018) less than 300,000 — 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:






Main: Colombian Jews

Costa Rica[edit]


Dominican Republic[edit]


El Salvador[edit]








Puerto Rico[edit]



Main: Venezuelan Jews

See also[edit]


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