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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

How is the Buenos Aires Jewish community coping with COVID-19?

Here’s how some other local Jewish institutions are faring as the pandemic drags on.

By JTA STAFF
22/08/2020

Rally remembers Argentine prosecutor Nisman on 5th anniversary of death

Thousands attended a rally held Saturday in the center of Buenos Aires under the motto: “Justice You Shall Pursue: It was not suicide, it was an assassination.”

By JTA STAFF
21/01/2020

First Sephardi synagogue of Buenos Aires celebrates centennial

Located in the center of the Argentinean capital, the iconic “Great Temple of Piedras Street,” was established by Jewish immigrants of Moroccan origin.

By JTA STAFF
27/12/2019
Buenos Aires

American rabbi’s quote to be centerpiece of public mural in Buenos Aires

The city government and the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary held a contest to design the mural to honor human rights activist Rabbi Marshall Meyer.

By JTA STAFF
06/11/2019
Nazi artifacts at a news conference at the Holocaust museum in Buenos Aires

Most of Nazi trove discovered in Buenos Aires are fakes

The German news service Spiegel reported that 62 of the 72 objects or sets of objects are “counterfeit or falsifications.”

By JTA STAFF
05/11/2019

Historic synagogue overrun by squatters returned to Buenos Aires Jews

The rabbi, Shneor “Uri” Mizrahi, had worked to empty the synagogue without a fight by talking with the squatters in an attempt to convince them to vacate.

By JTA STAFF
09/08/2019

All the tributes planned for anniversary of the AMIA Jewish center bombing

Here are many of the tributes that will take place (or have already taken place recently) across Argentina and the world.

By JTA
17/07/2019

A unique monument pays tribute to the victims of the AMIA bombing

A suicide bomber drove his explosives-loaded van into the building of the Jewish Community (AMIA-Asociacion Mutual Israelita Argentina), killing 85 people and injuring hundreds.

By EDUARDO EURNEKIAN
16/07/2019

The 86th victim

International conference on counter-terrorism to open in Buenos Aires

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