March 30, 2005 10:00am
A small town in Argentina that once was a haven for Jews fleeing Eastern Europe has become almost a ghost town, but echoes of its Jewish past remain.
March 28, 2005 10:00am
Facing a declining internal market, some South American vintners, including some non-Jews, have entered the kosher market in North America.
March 6, 2005 10:00am
Argentine Jewish groups welcome an admission by Argentina that it botched a probe into a 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center, but say there’s still a long way to go to achieve justice in the matter.
February 28, 2005 10:00am
As Argentina publicly acknowledges covering up the 1994 explosion at a Jewish community center that killed 85 people and injured more than 200, a new investigation is working hard at uncovering the truth.
September 7, 2004 9:00am
A highlight of a new Jewish Museum in the Dominican Republic is video testimony from a dwindling group of European Jews rescued from Hitler by the Dominican dictator Gen. Rafael Trujillo.
September 7, 2004 9:00am
Thanks in part to an influx of Cuban jews, Puerto Rico has become the largest Jewish community in the Carribean and the only one where the Reform, Conservative and Orthodox movements are all represented.
September 6, 2004 9:00am
In Recife, Brazil on Sept. 7, 1654, a group of Dutch-speaking Sephardim set sail for New Amsterdam in a desperate effort to escape the Inquisition. They were the first Jews to land in North America.
August 15, 2004 9:00am
A group of Puerto Ricans has rejected Christianity in favor of Judaism, which they believe to be their ancestral religion. They are part of a movement popping up in regions where the Spanish Inquisition forced Jews to hide.
June 10, 2004 9:00am
An Argentine Jewish artist memorializes victims of the 1994 AMIA bombing with a sculpture that highlights the fact that the perpetrators were never caught.
May 10, 2004 9:00am
Jewish humanitarian groups are debating how tough new U.S. regulations aimed at depriving the Castro regime of dollars will affect Cuba’s estimated 1,500 Jews.
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