Buenos Aires

Yad Vashem makes historic strides in Argentinian Holocaust education

Yad Vashem chairman Dani Dayan met with Argentine President Prof. Alberto Ángel Fernández and other high-ranking Argentinian officials in the Latin American Forum to Combat Antisemitism.

21/07/2022

Jewish family dies in fire in Buenos Aires neighborhood of Recoleta

Reports in Argentina said that 35 people were wounded in the enormous fire.

23/06/2022

Argentines celebrate 120th birthday of Lubavitcher Rebbe

More than 2,000 people gathered in Buenos Aires on Monday to celebrate the 120th birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

By MICHELLE MENDELUK
05/04/2022
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Vandals steal Anne Frank statue in Buenos Aires

“If this were a case of antisemitism, there should be some vandalization of the statue... It is for the metal,” senior says in report to the crime.

By Juan Melamed/JTA
05/03/2022
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University of Buenos Aires launches antisemitism watchdog

The launch event included messages by Israel’s ambassador to Argentina, Galit Ronen.

By JTA STAFF
04/09/2021
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Iran’s government appoints 2 suspected 1994 bombing Buenos Aires Jewish center

In its investigation of the bombing, which also injured 300, Argentina has said Vahidi and Rezai played key roles.

By JTA STAFF
28/08/2021

With 100,000 COVID deaths, Argentina turns to Jewish cemetery tradition

Stones were chosen because they are enduring — the same reason Jews visiting cemeteries frequently place small rocks on gravestones. A local newspaper, Perfil, made the connection.

By JTA STAFF
21/08/2021
Yael Katz plays in a soccer match

From Buenos Aires to Jerusalem: Meet the soccer star who made aliyah

“There is no road, the road is made by walking, by walking one makes the road, and upon glancing back one sees the path.” – “Wanderer” by Antonio Machado

By ESTHER POSNER
09/06/2021
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Argentine businessman calls Jewish CEO a ‘Moishe’ in antisemitic post

Garin is a town in Buenos Aires Province where one of Insud’s laboratories is located. “Moishe” can be used as an antisemitic slur.

By JTA STAFF
20/04/2021
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Marijuana plants seized from Argentine synagogue’s courtyard

The synagogue, built between 1913 and 1915, is designated a heritage site and was in the process of being turned into a museum before the pandemic struck earlier this year.

By JTA STAFF
24/11/2020
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