The Oldest Jews in Brazil

In his last blog, Benjamin Moser wrote about chasing Clarice Lispector around the world.

In the oldest synagogue in the New World, Kahal zur Israel in Recife, I met a friendly grandmother named Berta Schvartz. Continue reading here.

3 responses to “The Oldest Jews in Brazil

  1. So interested in your topic! I have written about the first Jews who came to Recife in my novel, THE BLIND EYE. It won 1st prize from the AZ Authors Asso. I would love to exchange books with you! I’m a member of the Crypto-Judaic Society and spoke to a recent meeting about my research.

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