The Jewish community of Venezuela bought two of their members, father and son, abducted by the bandits last Saturday on the way to the synagogue, paying 400,000 dollars. The kidnappers demanded a million dollars, but then agreed to the required amount/
About it writes on Wednesday, December 23, news portal Behadrey Haredim.
Due to the fact that such cases are regularly repeated, the Jewish community of Venezuela has formed a team specially trained to negotiate with the kidnappers, and organized a Fund where the money is coming for redemption. This was reported to the staff portal son-in-law of the head of the CHABAD movement in Caracas.
Currently living in Venezuela 9.000 Jews. At the beginning of the new Millennium there were in that country about 25,000, but most of the community emigrated to Israel and the United States. The cause of the outflow of steel antisemitiska the policy pursued by Hugo Chavez and his successor Nicolas Maduro, as well as economic and social problems of the poor country.