‚Israel losing battle for minds in Latin America‘

22.06.2011                      20.Siwan, 5771

Südamerika:

'Israel losing battle for minds in Latin America'

Communal Jewish leader at WJC say "Homegrown advocacy initiatives in the region require Israeli gov’t support."

Israel runs the risk of losing the battle for public opinion in Latin America if it doesn’t devote more resources to its advocacy efforts there, Jewish officials from that part of the world warned at the World Jewish Congress, which drew to a close on Tuesday.
In a series of informal discussions on the sidelines of the gathering, delegates from several countries in the region discussed what can be done to stem the spate of diplomatic debacles suffered by Israel recently in which countries like Brazil and Argentina have ignored Israeli requests and recognized Palestinian statehood….