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  • Legendary Argentine Jewish activist dead

    BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 14 (JTA) — Jacobo Timerman, a former Argentine political prisoner and lifelong Zionist, died here Nov. 11 at 76 after suffering a heart attack. Timerman, an outspoken and controversial journalist, was best known for his 1981 book on his time in prison, “Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number,” which he…

  • Argentine Jews demand justice from new president

    BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 26 (JTA) — Argentine Jews have given their support to President-elect Fernando de la Rua, but they expect him to live up to his campaign promise to protect the rights of all segments of society. First and foremost on their minds — as it has been for most of the past decade…