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Argentine soccer fans chant about ‘killing the Jews to make soap’

“Chaca is coming along the road, killing the Jews to make soap,” the fans chanted in the video.

By JTA STAFF
26/03/2021
Members of the Falashmura community arrive at  Ben Gurion airport, outside Tel Aviv, on March 11, 20

More Argentine Jews made the move to Israel in 2020 despite the pandemic

It’s a trend that appears to be continuing, as Jews in Argentina are increasingly taking Hebrew courses with an eye toward making aliyah.

By JTA STAFF
17/03/2021

Diego Schwartzman gets emotional after winning hometown Argentina Open

“I’m very happy, I wanted to play well today, the atmosphere was spectacular,” Schwartzman said while crying after the match. “I have no words, just emotion and happiness.”

By JTA STAFF
09/03/2021
A group of 137 immigrants from Brazil and Argentina landed in Israel

South American immigrants arrive in Israel after 40 days in limbo

Most of the immigrants had resigned from their jobs, given up their homes and withdrawn their children from school in advance of the scheduled Jan. 25 flight.

By MARCUS GILBAN/JTA
04/03/2021

Jewish Agency pays tribute to Argentina community leader Eduardo Elsztain

Elsztain was lauded for his key role in strengthening ties between the Argentinian community and Israel.

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels

European Commission joins call for rich to donate vaccines to poor - watch

Fernandez backed his host's words and noted that he and French President Emmanuel Macron were pressing to have vaccines declared a "global good"

By REUTERS
24/02/2021

Argentina Jews criticize former president after death for AMIA scandal

In its statement on Sunday, DAIA also condemned Menem’s decision in 1989 to pardon generals responsible for abuses during the country’s so-called “Dirty War” during the 1970s and ’80s.

By JTA STAFF
17/02/2021

Argentine Jewish leader gets police protection after antisemitic threats

He also previously received anonymous messages urging DAIA to remove itself from the complaint that accused former president and current vice president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

By JTA STAFF
13/02/2021
Buenos Aires

Interpol issues red alert for rabbi from Argentina suspected of sex abuse

‘If I and other victims speak out, we can encourage other people to be less shy and afraid’ says victim

Israel Allies Foundation Latin American Zoom conference

Latin American supporters of Israel gather for virtual conference

"When you see 20 legislators from 7 Latin American countries meeting together, and talking about the future of Israel and Latin America relations, it speaks to the power of faith-based diplomacy."

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