Latinos for Israel: “The Jewish community has all the qualities that are inspiring to us. They don’t play the victim and they don’t give up”

Meet the Jewish-Colombian Israeli Soldier Who Is Enthusiastically Welcomed In Hispanic Churches
by Oren Peleg
March 29, 2017

…Church members applauded Bigio’s presentation and showered him with a thunderous “Vamos Israel” chant. Afterwards, he obliged selfie requests and conversed with people in Spanish about things like a shared love of soccer and his life in Israel…Standing underneath a “Calle Israel” sign—“Israel Street” in Spanish—displayed prominently outside his office, Diaz said his congregation, like other evangelical communities, reveres Israel for its biblical significance but also places an emphasis on fostering support for the present-day version of the Jewish state. READ MORE

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