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  • Medicine bank serves Argentine Jews

    A makeshift Jewish community medicine bank staffed by volunteers in Buenos Aires has evolved into a professional operation, serving thousands of needy Jews.

  • Chabad takes over Argentine Jewish school

    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.

  • Argentina remembers the ‘disappeared

    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.

  • Argentina’s ‘Jewish Gauchos

    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.

  • Anti-poverty ideas explored in Argentina

    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.

  • Shul opens in Buenos Aires

    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.

  • Vatican leaders condemn anti-Zionism

    In an unprecedented step, Catholic religious leaders signed on to a statement rejecting anti-Zionism as a form of anti-Semitism.

  • Spring break with South American Jews

    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.

  • Argentine neo-Nazis try again

    An Argentine political group that espouses Nazi ideology faces new hurdles in its years-long battle to win accreditation as a legal political party.

  • Argentine Jewish film competes in Berlin

    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.