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  • AROUND THE JEWISH WORLD Mission and memory accompany Argentine Jews to rebuilt center

    BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 13 (JTA) – The AMIA Jewish community center, long the heart of Jewish life here, now stands – rebuilt – as a reminder of one of the most horrendous tragedies this city has endured. Five years ago, it was bombed and turned into rubble, killing 86 people and injuring hundreds. Today, the…

  • Argentine Jews pack synagogue, denounce recent anti-Semitic acts

    BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 28 (JTA) – Some 1,000 people crowded into a synagogue here this week in the Argentine capital to hear an all-too-familiar message: The government has not done enough to solve two anti-Semitic bombings that occurred earlier this decade. Also familiar were some of the rituals that traditionally mark the commemorations of such…

  • Argentina candidates denounce desecration at Jewish cemetery

    BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 21 (JTA) – Jewish leaders in Argentina are warning that recent vandalism at a Jewish cemetery near Buenos Aires should not be used as a tool in the country’s presidential campaign. The comments came after vandals desecrated 63 tombs at the Cemetery of La Tablada, which has been the target of similar…