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Chief Operating Officer of MercadoLibre poses at company's headquarters in Sao Paulo

Latin America’s largest online retailer removing antisemitic objects

The company is removing books such as “Mein Kampf” and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” in addition to other Nazi coins, posters and memorabilia.

By JTA STAFF
25/02/2021
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."

Cartagena, Colombia

Prominent lawyer with Jewish roots under fire for identifying as Latinx

"My cultural identity was formed as a result of my family, both chosen and chosen for me, and that has always been Latinx,” Bannan said.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
09/01/2021
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Argentina’s rabbinical seminary expands to Uruguay

Daniel Dolinsky, rabbi of Nueva Congregación Israelita de Montevideo or NCI, will be the director of the new institution in Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital and largest city.

By JTA STAFF
31/12/2020
An Argentinian flag waves at the Presidential Palace Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, Argentina October

Argentina Senate votes to legalize abortion

Abortion is extremely rare in a region where the Church has held cultural and political sway for centuries.

By REUTERS
30/12/2020

Gantz: Latin American Jews could be Hezbollah terror target

Israel also knows how to help Jewish communities organize around issues of safety, he said.

Law to commemorate victims of Spanish Inquisition submitted to Knesset

Beyond recognition of the day, activities will be held by the Education Ministry to help teach Israelis and provide resources on the history of the Spanish Inquisition.

27/11/2020

Israeli sports commentator fired after making racist remarks live on air

In response to a missed strike, Sport 5 commentator Shlomo Sharaf issued the remark: "He should go eat bananas; I would put him on the plane and deport him right now."

Guatemala designates Hezbollah as terrorist organization

Guatemala's recognition comes a day after Estonia announced that it will impose sanctions on Hezbollah.

23/10/2020

The legacy of Evo Morales

Bolivia’s longest serving president: Socialist authoritarian to some, champion of the people to others.

By JUDAH WAXELBAUM
12/09/2020
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