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Andres Abt, first Jewish mayor of district in Montevideo, dies at 47

Abt was raised in an intermarried family in Montevideo and it was his non-Jewish mother who encouraged him to embrace his Judaism.

By JTA STAFF
25/03/2021
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."

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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
Uruguay's new President Luis Lacalle Pou sits after receiving the presidential sash from outgoing Pr

Uruguay considers declaring Hezbollah a terror organization

"I have read the proposals of South American countries that have their own list and the arguments looked very solid to me," Uruguayan President Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou said.

Soccer Football - International Friendly - Argentina v Uruguay - Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv, Israe

Cultural impact of prestigious soccer game goes far beyond the pitch

While on-the-field efforts were truly something to remember, the off-the-field organizational work to make this event possible, is another story to tell.

Baruch Adler

75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, antisemitism remains imminent

There is no such thing as a single antisemitic event. They are all part of the same atmosphere, create and follow the same trends and produce the same agitation.

By BARUCH ADLER
22/01/2020

Argentina, Uruguay clash and draw in Tel Aviv's Bloomfield Stadium

The two South American rivals brought their culture and vigor to the Israeli pitch, in one of the largest soccer matches to ever grace the state.

Clean Energy Israel

10% green electricity for Israel in 2020?

Despite the rather sobering numbers, Israel did register some successes in its strive to produce green energy.

By RACHELI WACKS
10/11/2019

Darkness spreads in South America; Uruguay, Argentina suffer power outage

Electrical supply company Edesur tweeted that a massive failure happened in the electrical interconnection system.

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Anti-Israel Uruguayan hostel rejects Israeli guests

The government of Uruguay slammed Israel’s ambassador for using social media to criticize a statement by the country’s chancellor that called Tel Aviv the capital of the Jewish state.

By JTA
14/01/2018
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