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Argentine President Greets Jewish Community on New Year

President Jose Maria Guido of Argentina offered a New Year’s greeting to the Jewish community of Argentina in which he stressed that his country respected human dignity and barred social or religious discrimination.

President Guido’s message was addressed to Dr. Isaac Goldenberg, president of DAIA, the central Argentine Jewish representative organization which, he said, represents “a community which has contributed, by its noble and tenacious effort, to the progress of the nation.”

He said that “as President of a nation traditionally practicing respect for human dignity and excluding any racial, social or religious discrimination, I send a cordial greeting to the Jews of the Argentine in this celebration of the Jewish New Year.