August 8, 2005 9:00am
A makeshift Jewish community medicine bank staffed by volunteers in Buenos Aires has evolved into a professional operation, serving thousands of needy Jews.
April 5, 2005 9:00am
Chabad has helped revive a formerly Conservative day school that for years has been central to one of Argentina’s main middle-class Jewish neighborhoods but that was hard hit by the country’s recent financial crises.
December 9, 2004 10:00am
The hope that Argentina will continue to come to grips with the “disappearance” of 30,000 people — among them at least 1,900 Jews — during the 1976-1983 military junta, was voiced by Argentine President Nestor Kirchner.
October 26, 2004 9:00am
A new documentary film tells the story of the “Jewish Gauchos,” immigrants who escaped the pogroms of tsarist Russia to establish colonies in some inhospitable regions of Argentina.
September 9, 2004 9:00am
A conference on civil society and poverty in Argentina became a space for different social sectors to express “national shame” at the fact that no one has been found responsible for the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center.
August 31, 2004 9:00am
After years of closings and mergings among Argentine Jewish organizations, the community hopes it has reversed the trend with the inauguration of a new synagogue.
July 8, 2004 9:00am
In an unprecedented step, Catholic religious leaders signed on to a statement rejecting anti-Zionism as a form of anti-Semitism.
April 8, 2004 9:00am
American college students had the chance to get to know the Jewish communities of Argentina and Uruguay as part of a special spring break program sponsored by the Jewish campus organization Hillel.
March 29, 2004 10:00am
An Argentine political group that espouses Nazi ideology faces new hurdles in its years-long battle to win accreditation as a legal political party.
February 8, 2004 10:00am
An Argentine film about the life of a Jewish family in Buenos Aires is competing for the main prize at the prestigious Berlin Film Festival.