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  • Dr. M. Hindes, Israel Minister to Uruguay, Dies in Monte Video; Was 63

    Matatiahu Hindes, Israel Minister to Uruguay, died here yesterday at the age of 63. The Uruguayan Government decreed honors for his funeral. The sudden death of the Israel diplomat came as a shock to the Jewish community and the entire diplomatic corps. Dr. Hindes, who had worked untiringly for understanding between Israel and Uruguay, enjoyed… More ▸

  • First Exhibition of Modern Israeli Paintings Opened in Uruguay

    The first exhibition of modern Israeli paintings here was opened at the National Gallery of Fine Arts in a ceremony attended by Israeli representatives, Uruguayan government officials, diplomatic representatives and local artists. The exhibition, which includes the work of 14 Israeli artists, is sponsored jointly by the Israel and Uruguayan governments. In all, 107 paintings… More ▸

  • President of Uruguay Stresses His Friendship for Israel

    Dr. Alberto Zubiria, President of Uruguay, accompanied by Foreign Minister Dr. J. Gamarra and other members of the government, attended a reception last night given by Israel Minister M. Hindes in the new legation building here. In a toast to Israel, President Zubiria said that “between your people and mine there exist great currents of… More ▸

  • Jewish Community of Uruguay Assures Admission of North African Jews

    The Jewish community of Uruguay has provided an initial quantity of job contracts for North African Jews seeking immigration opportunities in Latin America, it was disclosed by Murray, I. Gurfein, president of United Hias Service. At the same time Mr. Gurfein disclosed that the Jewish community of Argentina dubbed that country’s past immigration policy as… More ▸

  • Pan-american Jewish Conference Opens in Montevideo; 1,000 Delegates

    The largest Jewish conference in the history of Latin America opened here last night with well over 1,000 delegates gathering to mobilize support for Israel in its current crisis and to express solidarity with the Israeli people. Uruguayan President Dr. Alberto Zuviria and other government officials received a delegation representing Jews of a number of… More ▸

  • Uruguay to Move Its Legation from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

    Uruguay’s diplomatic mission in Israel will be moved to Jerusalem, it was reported here today. Decision to move the Legation was communicated by telephone to Israel Minister Matathiahu Hindes, who is now convalescing from an illness in a medical clinic here. The decision was front page news in Uruguayan papers. The newspaper “Action,” commenting on… More ▸

  • Three-day Congress of Latin American Jewry to Be Held in Montevideo

    A congress of Latin American Jewry has been called for March 3-5 to be held in Montevideo under the joint sponsorship of the Jewish Agency and the World Jewish Congress, Dr. Isaac Goldenberg, president of the Argentine Zionist Central Council, announced at a press conference today. At the same time, a youth congress will be… More ▸

  • Israel Scientist to Help Uruguay University on Solar Radiation

    Dr. Nathan Robinson, head of the Solar Radiation Laboratory of the Technion. Israel Institute of Technology, left Israel for Uruguay for a series of scientific conferences in connection with his work. The Technion scientist has been invited by the University of the Republic of Uruguay at Montevideo to help lay the ground work for the… More ▸

  • Uruguay Names Minister to Israel; First Since Israel Established

    The Government of Uruguay today named Dr. Pedro Maria di Lorenzo as its first Minister to Israel. Although diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in 1948, Uruguay has been represented only by a Charge d Affaires in Israel. Dr di Lorenzo was formerly second ranking member of the Uruguayan Embassy in Rome His… More ▸

  • President of Uruguay Receives Israel’s Minister of Finance

    Uruguayan President Luis Battle Berres received Israel Finance Minister Levi Eshkol today. In the course of the audience, the two men discussed the possibility of Israel-Uruguayan trade and the President promised his cooperation to the development of such trade. Later, Uruguayan Finance Minister Dr. Jose Malet gave a luncheon in Mr. Eshkol’s honor and in… More ▸