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September 8, 2012 3:00 am

Venezuela’s Presidential Election Brings Increased Anti-Semitism

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JPost/JTA – Anti-Semitism in Venezuela has spiked during the electoral race for president between a Catholic man of Jewish descent and President Hugo Chavez, according to a new report.

State media and supporters of Chavez, who has ruled the country for the past 14 years, regularly “vilify” his opponent, Henrique Capriles Radonski, derisively referring to his Jewish roots, a study by Tel Aviv University’s Kantor Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism found.

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  • Calvin

    Nikolaj Znaider, a Jew and holder of an Israeli passport, gave concerts in Venezuela on July 20 and July 22 of this year. One of the concerts was a benefit for a Hugo Chavez charity.

    This week Znaider will appear at Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival.

    Informed people should take note: a Jewish artist was all too happy to aid the Chavez regime—yet is also delighted to make money off Israelis.

    Just sayin’.

    (As for me, I will never go hear Znaider again, even if I live to 100.)

  • Eric R.

    I fail to understand why the Mossad does not find a way to get rid of this Nazi SOB.