Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro ran as an anti-establishment candidate who would blaze a new path, including on foreign policy
Israel and Brazil have a lot in common. There is now an opportunity for the relationship between the two countries to flourish. At least that is what Brazil’s newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro is promising. He is staunchly pro-Israel, as are many of his supporters. Is this the start of a beautiful friendship between the… Read more »
Following Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s announcement that he plans to transfer the Brazilian Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a senior diplomatic official said additional countries are expected to announce they also intend to relocate their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. According to the official, the Czech Republic may be the first country to make the move.
Brazil’s election of Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing president, highlights a significant shift in thought, moving away from left-wing socialism while unabashedly embracing an approach to Christianity that supports Israel. It may be that this marks the beginning of the Third Temple, which some believe will be initiated in South America in a process that has already begun.
Yesterday, people took to the polls in one of the most divisive – yet critical – elections in the Brazil’s checkered history. Extreme right-wing candidate Joao Bolsonaro was leading the polls heading into the plebiscite. Approximately 120,000 Jews live in Brazil and the country is witnessing an exodus like never before.
Jair Bolsonaro, the front-runner in the upcoming presidential election in Brazil, was stabbed during a campaign rally Thursday and was undergoing surgery. The far-right politician, whose heated rhetoric has electrified some voters and angered others – -who accuse him of racism and homophobia – in a deeply polarized electorate, was attacked amid a crowd in… Read more »