In Dire Straits — Lacking Food, Medicine — Venezuelan Jews Receive Clandestine Aid …

In Dire Straits – Lacking Food, Medicine – Venezuelan Jews Receive Clandestine Aid From Relatives in Israel

Venezuela’s Jews are suffering greatly from the country’s dire economic straits, relying on the black market and Israeli relatives for food and medicine, members of the community told The Algemeiner. Sammy Eppel, director of B’nai B’rith Venezuela, said the lack of basic necessities „is especially difficult for the elderly.”