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  • Jewish Leaders from Six Latin American Countries Meet in Uruguay

    For the first time, representatives of Jewry from six Latin American countries have held a conference here, working out common policies affecting all the communities. The delegates expressed hope that other Latin American Jewish groups will join to form a joint South American Council for Inter-Community Relations. The two-day conference, which concluded last night drew… More ▸

  • Uruguay, Israel Agree to Elevate Their Diplomatic Missions to Embassies

    On the occasion of Israel’s tenth anniversary, the Governments of Uruguay and Israel have agreed to elevate the status of their diplomatic missions in each other’s capitals to embassies, the Foreign Ministry announced here today. The statement announced Uruguay’s conviction that the move would strengthen ties between the two states. More ▸

  • Uruguay and Israel Sign Treaty on Commerce and Navigation in Montevideo

    Israel and Uruguay signed here yesterday a treaty of commerce and navigation granting each other most favored nation status in relation to tariffs and outlined reciprocal facilities for tourism and the handling of merchandise in transit. It includes a payments’ agreement for trade between the two countries which allows the un-hampered movement of goods to… More ▸

  • 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 ▸