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Today’s Video: Barrio Judio

Yesterday we looked at the Holy Week celebrations in a small city located in southern El Salvador. Today we’ll take a quick look at Uruguay’s Jewish populace in honor of the Passover holiday that began on Friday night.According to the World Jewish Congress, Jews compromise an estimated 20,000 of Uruguay’s 3.2 million total population. Despite such a low number, immigrants from countries like Germany, Hungary and Morocco over the past 140 years have helped create a very diverse Jewish community in Uruguay.
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Uruguay: Documentary on Jewish Immigration in Uruguay

News / International Affairs : Global Voices (2 years ago)

A documentary [es] on the development of Jewish Town in Montevideo, Uruguay was shared by the Latin Americanist  in honor of  the recently celebrated Passover. Written by Juliana Rincón Parra · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook ... Read Post

Passover and Easter present interfaith challenges

Health : USATODAY.com - Better Life (5 years ago)

Good morning, In this holy time for Jews celebrating Passover, which started Wednesday night, and Christians honoring Good Friday today and celebrating Easter on Sunday, there are many families that are interfaith, having relatives ... Read Post

Today’s Video: Yehuda Glantz

Ethnicity & Race / Latino : The Latin Americanist (5 years ago)

Thursday was the first day of Passover, the Jewish holiday commemorating the exodus from Egypt. In honor of Passover, the following Spanish-language news report highlights the Latin American/Jew musician Yehuda Glantz. His unique mu... Read Post


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