Passive Immigration, Active Integration: How Jews Thrived During the Vargas Era

The central thrust of my project is to contribute to an ongoing scholarly debate on thepassive or active nature of Jewish immigration to Brazil. I argue that Jews were passive immigrants to Brazil, butmade up for it through their active integration into

Note: This award was made as an Undergraduate Research/Honors Thesis Award. Those interested in global research are now encouraged to apply to the Carolina Global Initiative Award.