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  • Israel armed Argentina during Falklands War, book reveals

    Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin agreed to help Argentina during the 1982 Falklands War as revenge for Britain’s crackdown on the Irgun during the British mandate of Palestine, according to a new book.

  • Rabbi launches Buenos Aires mayoral bid

    An Argentinian rabbi is running for mayor of Buenos Aires.

  • Argentina Jewish center’s vote provides no clear winner

    No clear winner emerged in elections to lead the central Jewish institution in Buenos Aires.

  • Al-Qaida cells active in Brazil, magazine says

    The terrorist organization al-Qaida is active in Brazil, including planning attacks and recruiting followers, a Brazilian magazine reported.

  • Argentinian foreign minister’s Israel visit on schedule

    Argentinian Foreign Minister Hector Timerman will visit Israel accompanied by businessmen and relatives of victims of the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center.

  • Report of Argentina-Iran deal to quash AMIA investigation roils community

    Consternation is mounting in Argentina and Israel after the leaking of a document purportedly showing that Argentina’s foreign minister secretly offered Iran a deal to quash the investigation into the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in exchange for better trade relations with Iran.

  • Argentina remembers embassy bombing

    The 19th annual commemoration of the 1992 bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires reflected concern about the influence of Iran in Latin America.

  • 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.