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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett greets Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem prior to dedicating the Honduran Embassy in the city, June 23, 2021. Photo by Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.

Honduran embassy inaugurated in Jerusalem

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Honduras dedicated its new embassy in Jerusalem on Thursday, becoming the fourth country to open an embassy in Israel’s capital, following the United States, Kosovo and Guatemala. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, who flew to...
Flag of Uruguay. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

ORT graduates’ fintech firm makes history on New York Stock Exchange

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Two Universidad ORT Uruguay graduates made history when the fintech startup they head was floated on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Jacobo Singer and Sebastián Kanovich are president and CEO, respectively, of DLocal, a payment platform...
Uruguay's Ambassador to Israel Bernardo Griever (in suit) wishes the Sheba Medical Center team traveling to his home country a successful journey. Alongside him is Prof. Arnon Afek, the deputy director general of the hospital. Photo courtesy of Sheba Medical Center.

Israel sends medical delegation to COVID-stricken Uruguay

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A delegation from Israel’s Sheba Medical Center traveled to Uruguay on Monday to share the experience acquired in Israel on combating the coronavirus crisis. Uruguay, which has a population of just 3.46 million, has recently...
Young Latin Americans expressing support for Nazism uncovered by Argentinian journalist Julio Lopez. Source: Screenshot.

Argentinian journalist exposes anti-Semitic, neo-Nazi groups in Latin America

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Argentinian journalist Julio López recently discovered a Spanish-speaking hate network by creating a computer program that scans websites for hate speech. A journalist and hacker by trade, López originally sought to search for groups...
Brazilian Labor Party (PTB) national president Roberto Jefferson. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Brazilian Jewish group to launch criminal investigation against party leader

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A Jewish organization in Brazil said it will launch a criminal investigation against the head of a major Brazilian political party after he promoted an anti-Semitic blood libel on social media. “Baal, Satanic deity, Canaanites...
The Israeli Watergen system is installed in La Guajira, in the northeastern part of Colombia, to provide clean water to residents, March 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

Colombia community gets fresh-water system to boost health for students, residents

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Two devices that extract drinking water from the air were donated by Israel to schools in rural Colombia and installed last week in La Guajira, in the northeastern part of the country, which for...
Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in Brazil’s National Congress, speaks at an event opening the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency in Jerusalem on Dec.15, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Eduardo Bolsonaro: ‘We will work to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization’

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Eduardo Bolsonaro, a member of the Chamber of Deputies for São Paulo and the son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, told Israel Hayom in an exclusive interview on Tuesday that he will work to designate Hezbollah...
Diego Schwartzman of Argentina celebrates victory in round four of the 2019 U.S. Open Championship against Alexander Zverev of Germany at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

Jewish tennis star Diego Schwartzman wins first home title in Argentina Open

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Argentinian Jewish tennis player Diego Schwartzman won the Argentina Open on Sunday and claimed his first ATP Tour title in his home country. The 28-year-old from Buenos Aires beat fellow countryman Francisco Cerundolo with a 6-1, 6-2...
Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in Brazil’s National Congress, speaks at an event opening the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency in Jerusalem on Dec.15, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Brazilian delegation arrives in Israel to investigate potential COVID-19 cure

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A Brazilian delegation arrived in Israel on Sunday to learn about a EXO-CD24, a new drug developed at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, which has shown promising results in curing COVID-19 patients. The delegation—led by Brazilian...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu samples meat produced by Aleph Farms on Dec. 7, 2020. Credit: GPO/Koby Gidon.

Israeli startup’s sustainable, slaughter-free meat now on the menu in Brazil

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An Israeli startup that seeks to disrupt the global meat industry has partnered with a Brazilian meat and food corporation to bring its lab-grown, slaughter-free meat to Brazilian tables. Rehovot-based Aleph Farms announced Thursday that it had...