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  • Argentine foreign minister visits Jewish leaders

    Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman visited the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires two months after his government recognized a unilateral Palestinian state.

  • Argentina joins Brazil in recognizing Palestinian state

    Argentina has recognized a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders, according to a note sent from President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to Mahmoud Abbas.

  • In Argentina, Jewish community jobs’ program not just for Jews wins praise

    An employment program launched more than 35 years ago by AMIA, the main Jewish community organization in Argentina, has grown to become the nation’s largest and helped thousands of people, Jewish or not. Among those adding their salute is President Kirchner.

  • Iran rejects AMIA attack trial proposal

    Iran has rejected Argentina’s proposal to place on trial in a neutral country those accused in the bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

  • Kin of 9/11 victims join AMIA demonstration

    Relatives of victims of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack joined in a demonstration to mark the 16th anniversary of a Buenos Aires Jewish center bombing.

  • 18 years after embassy bombing, concern with Iran growing

    At a ceremony marking the 18-year anniversary of the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Israeli official expressed concern about Iran’s growing influence in Latin America.

  • An Argentinean beach town goes Jewish

    The resort town of Miramar on Argentina’s coast becomes a Jewish city every January and February when the country’s Jews flock there for summertime fun.