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Despite pandemic, Argentina looks to double kosher meat output in 2021

Last month, Jewish businessman Roberto Goldfarb, who owns the Diarco market chain, began selling kosher meat locally for far cheaper than traditional prices.

By JTA STAFF
11/11/2020
In Argentina, a Jewish businessman starts a kosher meat price war

On Monday, Clarin, Argentina’s largest news site, chronicled the quarrel and quoted both Goldfarb and rabbis involved in the kosher supervision of meat.

By JTA STAFF
22/10/2020
Argentine FA adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

A day earlier, the University of Buenos Aires, the country’s most prestigious university, did the same.

By JTA
14/10/2020
Argentina's flag in Buenos Aires
Rights group criticizes Buenos Aires for using surveillance tech on kids

HRW cited three cases of Argentine adults being erroneously detained by police due to the system's errors.

By REUTERS
10/10/2020
Ricardo Montaner
Ricardo Montaner viral for saying Jewish daughter-in-law 'gift from God’

He surprised many of those fans on Sunday when he commented on an Instagram post by his soon-to-be daughter-in-law.

By JTA STAFF
06/10/2020
Argentina's flag in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires honors Jewish woman who helped take down sex-trafficking ring

A Jewish woman who escaped from and helped destroy a sex-trafficking ring, is getting public recognition in Buenos Aires, the city where she became known as a symbol of feminist resistance.

By JTA STAFF
25/09/2020
On Rosh Hashanah, Argentine city holds car show-inspired drive-in service

The event was organized in coordination with the local government to comply with COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.

By JTA STAFF
23/09/2020
A FOUR-MASTED ship sails toward the port of the world’s southernmost city of Ushuaia, at the very so
Jorge Kirszenbaum, former head of Argentina’s Jewish community, dies at 72

Kirszenbaum, an attorney and human rights activist who led the DAIA umbrella group in 2005 and ’06, died suddenly on Sept. 5 in his apartment in Buenos Aires. He was 72.

By JTA
11/09/2020
Argentina could restart international flights in October, source says

The start of flights next month would give companies the 30 days they need to prepare for the restart of their operations, the source said, cautioning that higher approval was still pending.

By REUTERS
04/09/2020
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