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'I considered performing naked' - Argentina's nat'l anthem singer

Lali Espósito, who had been harassed the night that Argentina won the FIFA World Cup, told about the surprising thought that crossed her mind that night.

By Walla!
11/01/2023

Reinventing ‘Misa Criolla’: Popular composition returns with new life

Famed Argentinean composer Ariel Ramirez performed Misa Criolla here five years ago, and he says is looking forward to his return.

09/01/2023

A Messi country: Argentina's Jews celebrate World Cup victory

DIASPORA AFFAIRS: Despite a history of antisemitic incidents, Argentina’s Jewish community joined in the national celebrations

By MICHELLE MENDELUK
23/12/2022

Among those celebrating Argentina’s World Cup win, ‘cabala’ practitioners and a Jewish sportscaster

Andres Cantor, a prominent soccer announcer, responded to Argentina’s game-winning penalty shot with his signature elongated “Gooooooool!”

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
19/12/2022

Argentina beats France 4-2 on penalties to win World Cup

Argentina wins the World Cup after beating France 4-2 on penalties.

By REUTERS
18/12/2022

Argentinian VP Cristina Kirchner receives 6-year jail term in corruption case

Kirchner was a central suspect in an alleged government cover up of of Iran's possible role in the bombing of a Jewish community center.

By REUTERS
07/12/2022

New synagogue built in Patagonia as Argentina's Jewish community grows

The synagogue is just the second Jewish institution in the 400,000-square-mile Patagonia region.

By Juan Melamed/JTA
13/11/2022

Borges’ love for Israel and Jewish culture on display at National Library of Argentina exhibit

Jorge Luis Borges was one of Argentine's greatest writers, and to this day he is an iconic figure in South American literature. He also held Israel and Jewish culture in high regard.

By Juan Melamed/JTA
10/11/2022
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