Will Venezuelan anti-Semitism Die With Hugo Chavez?

Under Chavez, Venezuela became a source of incendiary anti-Israel rhetoric that spilled over into open hostility towards the dwindling Venezuelan Jewish community, and his successors seem likely to continue to stoke anti-Semitism as a useful political tool.

Over the several months that preceded yesterday's announcement by the Venezuelan government of the death of Hugo Chavez, there was one overarching theme in the discussion of the country's political future: to what extent will Chavismo – a term that encapsulates both Chavez's...