For a clearer perspective on the abuse, threats, and violence the Venezuelan Jewish community is suffering as a result of Chavez' rabid antisemitism, we link here to a lengthy article in the Boston Review.His fierce speeches against Israel are taken by some supporters as a green light for anti-Semitism and walls in Caracas are often daubed with anti-Jewish slogans.
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Reuters downplays extent of antisemitism in Venezuela
In September, we noted a Reuters' story about Hugh Chavez and his accusation at the time that Israel was attempting to "exterminate" the Palestinians. Reuters presents Chavez' risible claim sans any of the contempt it typically reserves for statements by Israeli officials.