October 28, 2013 10:45am
With his party’s narrow victory on Sunday, it is believed that Buenos Aires legislator Sergio Bergman will be the only Diaspora rabbi to serve in a national parliament.
May 6, 2013 3:11pm
That’s the message Israel is promoting this month at its stand at the Buenos Aires Book Fair. It’s a far cry from The House of Islam, another stand at the fair that displayed a book whose cover showed the Statue of Liberty with the face of George W. Bush. Instead of the traditional torch, the…
April 10, 2013 12:35pm
A new Israeli television channel that will broadcast news 24 hours a day in English, French and Arabic is set to launch this summer.
February 10, 2013 6:38pm
Punta del Este, on Uruguay’s southern coast, has become a major draw for Latin American Jews seeking a respite from economic challenges and insecurity.
December 5, 2012 3:05pm
A Buenos Aires radio station that launched its 24-hour broadcasts in the wake of the Israeli embassy bombing there will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a street party and klezmer marathon.
December 5, 2012 11:17am
Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, compared the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center that killed 85 to “NATO bombings of Libya.”
November 30, 2012 5:15pm
Representatives of Jewish communities in Spanish-speaking countries are meeting this weekend in Miami to discuss the effects of recent political shifts on Jewish life in the Americas and Iberia.
November 12, 2012 4:46pm
Officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center met with Ecuadorian authorities to seek their support in asking Cuba to release American prisoner Alan Gross.
October 28, 2012 9:50am
Argentina’s Carolina Raquel “The Turk” Duer defended her World Boxing Organization super flyweight title for the sixth time.
October 24, 2012 3:21pm
An ad campaign by the Israeli Embassy in Argentina about survivors of the 1992 bombing attack there won the Eikon Prize for Excellence in Institutional Communications.
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