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Argentinian Rabbi Sworn into National Parliament on Tanach

Rabbi Sergio Bergman, wearing a colorful yarmulke, was sworn in to Argentina’s National Parliament Wednesday on a Tanach when he swore the oath of...

Fundamentalists Disrupt Jewish-Catholic Kristallnacht Remembrance

Fundamentalist Christians disrupted a joint Jewish-Christian ceremony commemorating Kristallnacht held at the Buenos Aires City´s Metropolitan Cathedral Tuesday night. The event was organized by the...

Argentinian Rabbi Elected to Parliament

Rabbi Sergio Bergman won a seat in the Argentina National Congress and will be the first rabbi to serve as a national lawmaker in...

Argentina Tells Obama to Include AMIA Bombing in Iran Talks

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez sent out a blitz of 31 tweets to urge President Barack Obama to include the issue of the Buenos Aires...

Homeland´s New Season References Argentine Jewish Center Bombing

The third season of the television hit “Homeland” will discuss the bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires. In the first episode, which...

BOI Governor Might be Named after Yom Kippur

Following the fiascoes where Netanyahu's preferred choices for Bank of Israel governors couldn't be appointedt, the Turkel Committee vetted and approved three new candidates for the job.

Argentinian Rabbi Wins Big in Midterm Congressional Primary Vote

Argentina’s Rabbi Sergio Bergman won the midterm congressional primary elections, his first national test for a seat in the country’s Parliament. Bergman, who currently serves...

Argentine Prosecutor: Iran Running Latin American Terrorist Networks

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has close ties with other Latin American leaders who are friends of Iran.

Jewish Leaders Praise New Pope

The new pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina attended Rosh HaShanah services five years ago and was outspoken in the attack against the Jewish Community Center by agents of Iran in 1994.

White Smoke, New Pope

The Vatican Cardinals have chosen a new pope. The winner is the former archbishop of Buenos Aires, Jorge Mario Bergoglio (76). Bergoglio has chosen the...

Argentinean Jewish FM Slams Israel over Iran Collaboration

Dealing with Iran was not "pleasant," he said in his testimony, "but our goal is advancing the AMIA case."

Jewish Boxing Champ Defends Her Title

Carolina Raqucel Duer, a 33 year-old Jewish woman from Buenos Aires, Argentina, defended her World Boxing Organization Super Flyweight title on November 12 by...

The Fiction Of Palestine

Whatever little remains of the so-called Middle East peace process suffered yet another body blow this month, as two of the largest countries in South America formally recognized an independent Palestinian state.

Kupferminc’s Wanderings

Mirta Kupferminc is an artist who has made her artistic mission a search for meaning in a world profoundly unstable, problematic and filled with the terrors of memory not entirely her own. As the child of Holocaust survivors, uprooted from Europe and transplanted in Argentina, one prevailing motif for her is that of a witness to the Holocaust one generation removed. A prominent text panel quotes Saul Sosnowski: " to be a witness who loves unconditionally; daring to judge G-d over Auschwitz and find him guilty; and pray to him still, even there, even in Auschwitz."

Traces Of Jewish Culture Photo Contest

There is a continuing effort by educational organizations at every level in Poland to bring a better understanding of Jewish culture to the people and especially the youth of Poland. Through education we can bring understanding and through understanding, respect, if not friendship.

The Artistic Side Of Holocaust Art

Holocaust art has dominated the news lately for all the wrong reasons.

Wysokie Mazowiecie

Recently the Jewish cemetery at Wysokie Mazowiecie held a ceremony marking the first stage of its restoration project.

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