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Venezuelas Rabbis meet with Chavez

Chavez meets with Venezuela’s Jewish leaders Confederation of Israelite Associations urges Chavez to end anti-Semitism in state media and re-establish diplomatic ties between Venezuela and Israel.

By The Associated Press Leaders of Venezuela’s Jewish community met with President Hugo Chavez on Thursday to discuss their concerns about possible anti-Semitism in state media and to ask the socialist leader to re-establish diplomatic relations with Israel.The Venezuelan Confederation of Israelite Associations said its representatives gave the president a dossier containing numerous examples of anti-Semitic messages that have appeared “almost daily, and for several years, in state media and government-friendly media.”

Salomon Cohen, president of the confederation, said …………….

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/chavez-meets-with-venezuela-s-jewish-leaders-1.314589

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