Uruguay

  • Foreign Minister of Uruguay Presented J.N.F. Golden Book Diploma

    The Foreign Minister of Uruguay, Prof. Oscar Secco Ellauri, was presented today by a delegation of Uruguayan Jewry with a diploma of the Jewish National Fund Golden Book. The delegation was accompanied by Joel Barromi, Israel Charge d’affaires, and Mijl Gravier, a special JNF delegate from Jerusalem. The delegation also informed the Foreign Minister of… More ▸

  • Remains of Late Israel Minister to Uruguay Buried in Tel Aviv

    The remains of Dr. Maurice Hindes, late Israel Minister to Uruguay, was buried here this week-end after a funeral which started from ZOA House here. Dr. Hindes was eulogized by former Premier Moshe Sharett. Premier Ben Zvi’s aide members of the Cabinet many political and Zionist leaders attended the funeral. More ▸

  • President of Uruguay Attends Funeral of Israel Envoy to Montevideo

    The funeral of Dr. Matitiahu Hindes, Israel-Minister to Uruguay, who died here last week, was held this week-end with top officials of the Uruguayan Government, members of the diplomatic corps and virtually the entire Jewish community of this city participating. The Uruguayan Government delegation was headed by President Dr. Alberti Zubiria and Foreign Minister Gamarra…. More ▸

  • 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 ▸