The President of Ecuador praised his country's Jewish community on its 80th anniversary.
On Thursday, some Jewish and non-Jewish officials held at the Ecuadorian synagogue in Quunidad Judia attended Thursday. President Lenin Moreno stressed the contribution of the Jewish Ecuadorans to South American society and reported the news site of Agencia Judia de Noticias on Monday.
. Today, let me feel like the proudest herd of a few generations of officials and citizens who have opened borders and hearts for all the Jewish brothers who chose my homeland to escape fear and find my homeland, “Moreno said.
Moreno said the nation of Andean had voted for the United Nations decision in 1947, which had established the State of Israel, which he called; the great homeland # and not ki impeded kul the arrival of the Jews. Jewish people.
Abraham Vigoda, the Ecuadorian Jewish community leader, said, v He will always protect the citizens of Ecuador when anti-Semitism is re-emerged, Ek he added, adding that the country offers “full tolerance Ek.
Israeli Ambassador to Ecuador Edwin Yabo reads the message unut We will not forget the humanitarian aid of Ecuador unut by President Reuven Rivlin of Israel. He also recalled Ecuadorian consultant Manuel Antonio Munoz Borrero, who was declared "right between the nation" by Yad Vashem in Jerusalem to save the lives of some 700 Jews during World War II.
Although the first Jews had settled in the country more than 80 years ago, the establishment of the first organized society coincided with the official anniversary of the anniversary of Kristallnacht or Broken Glass Night.
. It's always an important Jewish community in its contribution to the industry, production, cattle breeding, medicine and architecture, which is never too big, Y Yabo said.
Ecuador is home to about 650 Jews, many of which are German, Austrian, Czech and Polish founders of the local community.