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  • AMIA families demand removal of top cop

    Activists in Argentina are demanding the ouster of Buenos Aires’ police chief, who was alleged to have concealed evidence in the AMIA bombing.

  • Swine flu forces cancellation of AMIA tribute

    The swine flu outbreak in Argentina has forced the cancellation of the anniversary tribute to the victims of the AMIA Jewish center attack in Buenos Aires.

  • New top cop in Buenos Aires in AMIA probe

    Argentine Jewish officials have asked the mayor of Buenos Aires to stay the appointment of the city’s new police chief, who is being investigated in the AMIA Jewish center attack.

  • Leftist filmmaker makes Argentine election showing

    A leftist Argentine filmmaker who has condemned Israel finished second in Buenos Aires legislative elections.

  • Mass converts pose dilemma for Latin American Jews

    Facing growing numbers of would-be converts, Latin American Jewish communities are worried about being overwhelmed by mass conversions and having to filter out those whose motivations are not genuine. In the meantime, converts finding it hard to gain Jewish communal acceptance are creating new Jewish communities of their own.

  • Argentine judge issues warrant for bombing suspect

    An Argentine federal judge issued an arrest warrant for a Colombian man accused of being a key organizer in an attack on a Buenos Aires Jewish center.

  • Cuban Jews ambivalent about possible thaw in U.S.-Cuba ties

    Faced with the prospect of eased U.S. travel restrictions to Cuba, Jews in Cuba do not expect much to change in the near future.

  • OAS asked to probe Venezuelan anti-Semitism

    A Jewish official asked the Organization of American States to investigate recent anti-Semitism in Venezuela.

  • Court reopens AMIA bombing probe

    The Argentina Supreme Court ordered the reopening of the investigation into the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center.

  • Argentine prosecutor requests Colombian’s arrest

    An Argentine prosecutor has sought the arrest of a Colombian believed to have coordinated the 1994 attack on the Buenos Aires Jewish center.