Second rescue flight from Argentina takes off

Israeli Ambassador to Argentina: 'We're pleased to see another plane returning our citizens to their country.'Mordechai Sones, 5/12/2020, 11:55 PM

Gabriel, 55, and Roberto Yabra, 85, leaders in Argentina’s kosher food industry pass away

Father of eight, Gabriel Yabra dies of COVID-19 at private medical center in Buenos Aires; two weeks later, father Roberto also succumbs.JTA, 4/20/2020, 9:32 PM

From Argentina to Israel: Rescue flight takes off

Upon their arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, the returnees will be required to stay at "coronavirus hotel" for two weeks.Orli Harari, 4/20/2020, 12:08 AM

'Coronavirus was created by rich Americans and Israelis'

Tomás Méndez: 'Richest of the world, some born in US, others in Israel, another in Europe, are owners of your life, who created this virus.'JTA, 4/7/2020, 4:04 PM

Emergency flight to bring Israelis home stranded in Argentina

Israeli embassy urges Israelis in Argentina to register for flight home. 'We don't know when there will be new flights again.'JTA Staff, 4/7/2020, 1:46 PM

Rich humans, some born in Israel, created coronavirus, Argentinian TV host says

Argentinean journalist said the coronavirus was created by rich Americans and Israelis.JTA Staff, 4/7/2020, 7:23 AM

Argentina: Cremation of Jewish COVID-19 victim stirs controversy

First Jewish victim of COVID-19 in Argentina cremated by local authorities, who claim cremation is best practice to avoid spread of virus.JTA, 3/29/2020, 11:57 AM

Argentinian authorities, rabbis reach agreement on mikvahs amid Covid-19 outbreak

Local rabbis and government authorities agree on a system that will allow ritual baths to stay open amid virus outbreak.JTA, 3/26/2020, 7:57 AM

Argentina rabbis shutter synagogues to prevent coronavirus spread

Synagogues in Argentina completely close due to nationwide coronavirus lockdown.JTA Staff, 3/23/2020, 7:51 AM

Argentine soccer player released by team after anti-Semitic gesture

Argentine soccer player who made anti-Semitic gesture during game gets released by his team.JTA Staff, 3/16/2020, 7:36 AM

Argentine soccer player makes anti-Semitic gesture after being ejected from a game

Argentine soccer player makes anti-Semitic gesture during game and could be prosecuted.JTA Staff, 3/10/2020, 11:30 AM

Buenos Aires Holocaust museum debuts first Holocaust survivor holograms in Spanish

Buenos Aires Holocaust museum reopens, becomes first to present new technology in Spanish.JTA Staff, 2/20/2020, 8:43 PM

Argentina judge who led corruption case against Kirchner dies

Claudio Bonadio, judge who presided over investigation against former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner for Iran bombing coverup, dies.AFP, 2/4/2020, 6:37 PM

Argentine journalist ties Kobe Bryant’s death to conspiracy theory on Jews

Journalist from Argentinian state television links Kobe Bryant's death to conspiracy theory on Jews, blames 'Zionists' for NBA star's death.JTA, 1/30/2020, 7:03 PM

Likud minister writes the name of foreign leader on the back of her hand ahead of meeting

Miri Regev spotted with foreign leader's name on her hand during meeting at airport - apparently in case she forgot his name.JTA, 1/24/2020, 8:47 AM

Argentines remember prosecutor killed while probing attack on Jews

Argentines pay tribute to Alberto Nisman on fifth anniversary of his unsolved death while probing the Jewish community center bombing.AFP, 1/19/2020, 9:23 AM

Netflix docuseries revives debate over Argentine prosecutor's death

Five years after Alberto Nisman mysteriously dies, a Netflix documentary revives debate over whether he was murdered or committed suicide.AFP, 1/17/2020, 11:23 AM

Argentine president doubts Jewish prosecutor committed suicide

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez doubts that Alberto Nisman committed suicide but also says there's no proof he was murdered.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2020, 5:40 AM

Iconic Buenos Aires synagogue celebrates centennial

'Bet El,' first Sephardic synagogue of Buenos Aires celebrates its 100th year.JTA, 12/26/2019, 4:38 PM

'A Jew? Get out of my taxi'

Taxi driver in Argentina goes on lengthy anti-Jewish rant, refuses to drive passenger when she reveals she is Jewish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2019, 9:27 PM

Buenos Aires rededicates Holocaust Museum

Holocaust Museum of Buenos Aires rededicated following $4.5 million overhaul.JTA Staff, 12/3/2019, 8:46 AM

Response video from Birkenau extermination camp

In response to the anti-Semitic video filmed by students in Argentina, Masa participants from San Juan filmed a response video in Birkenau.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 10:38 PM

Argentina: Private school students make Nazi-themed music video

Students at private Argentinian high school make 'Nazi Girl' music video, spoofing 'Barbie Girl', for class assignment.JTA, 11/24/2019, 10:46 PM

Argentina: University professor accuses Jews of 'double loyalty'

Argentine university condemns 2 professors for being ‘promoters of anti-Semitism,’ demands removal of university name from Twitter bio.JTA Staff, 11/23/2019, 7:47 PM

Argentina considers softening Hezbollah terror org designation

Government considers distinction between military and political arm of Lebanese Islamic organization.Mordechai Sones, 11/21/2019, 11:55 AM

Lionel Messi & Argentina's soccer team arrive in Israel

Argentinian national soccer team arrives in Israel ahead of much-anticipated soccer match against Uruguay in Tel AvivYoni Kempinski, 11/17/2019, 9:34 PM

Argentina asks Azerbaijan to arrest Khamenei adviser

Argentina asks Azerbaijan to arrest Alí Akbar Velayati, who is wanted in connection with 1994 AMIA bombing.Elad Benari, 11/11/2019, 4:07 AM

Heschel quote to be centerpiece of public mural in Buenos Aires

Monument honoring activist Rabbi Marshall Meyer will feature quote from Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.JTA, 11/5/2019, 2:52 PM

Most of 'Nazi trove' discovered in Buenos Aires are fakes

Only ten objects or sets of objects discovered in Nazi trove are genuine, German news outlet reports.JTA, 11/5/2019, 9:09 AM

Cristina Kirchner returns to Argentina’s government

Former president accused of covering up Iran's involvement in AMIA bombing part of election victory of left-wing party.JTA, 10/28/2019, 8:54 PM

A year later, Argentine soccer team to play in Israel

Argentina’s national soccer team to play in Israel, a year after previous friendly match was cancelled due to BDS pressure.Elad Benari, 10/25/2019, 6:25 AM

Argentine Jewish chef named top in Latin America by his peers

Israeli-trained owner of 'Mishiguene' restaurant wins 'Chefs Choice Award' for menu with various Jewish foods.JTA, 10/15/2019, 7:02 PM

'Argentine authorities must wake up to anti-Semitism'

WZO, Argentinian Jewish organizations publish study on worrying trends of anti-Semitism in Argentina.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2019, 10:38 PM

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Buenos Aires

Visitors to the cemetery shocked to discover that the surrounding wall was severely damaged, gravestones were smashed and some stolen.Michal Levy, 10/2/2019, 6:11 AM

Former Argentina pres. under fire for 'Israeli oranges' remark

Cristina Kirchner, under indictment for allegedly covering up Iran's involvement in AMIA bombing, criticizes import of Israeli oranges.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/3/2019, 11:06 PM

KKL signs agreement with Argentine provinces

Two Argentine provinces will get advice on environmental issues from KKL.JTA Staff, 9/3/2019, 9:54 AM

Argentine neo-Nazi politician fails to qualify for election

Alejandro Biondini, who said he'd expel the Israeli ambassador if elected, fails to garner enough primary votes.Ben Ariel, 8/16/2019, 3:40 AM

Argentina: Synagogue overrun by squatters redeemed

Century-old Buenos Aires synagogue recovered after 20 years of being overrun with squatters, used as underground party center.JTA, 8/9/2019, 10:45 AM

Chief Rabbi Lau: Argentinean Jews can vote on Tisha B'Av

A mandatory presidential election is taking place in Argentina on Tisha B'Av. Is voting considered a distraction from mourning?Hezki Baruch, 7/28/2019, 7:52 PM

US offers reward for AMIA attack mastermind

US offers $7 million reward for Hezbollah terrorist accused of masterminding deadly 1994 attack on Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/20/2019, 12:09 AM

US senators introduce resolution to remember AMIA bombing

Bipartisan group of US senators introduce resolution to remember bombing of Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in 1994.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2019, 5:37 AM

Argentina designates Hezbollah a terrorist organization

Argentina designates Hezbollah a terrorist organization, orders freezing of its assets in the country.Elad Benari, 7/19/2019, 12:04 AM

Argentina moves closer to blacklisting Hezbollah

Argentina creates public registry of persons and entities connected to acts of terrorism, expected to add Hezbollah to it.Elad Benari, 7/18/2019, 12:07 AM

Argentina natn'l library opens Holocaust, anti-Semitism section

First-ever section on Holocaust and anti-Semitism will feature about 1,000 books, including essays, biographies, testimonies and novels.JTA, 7/17/2019, 10:05 PM

Argentinian court employee transferred over anti-Semitic post

Niece of state Supreme Court chief transferred after writing Facebook post about "why Hitler hated the Jews'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/14/2019, 8:07 PM

Argentina to blacklist Hezbollah

Argentine President Mauricio Macri says his country is “moving forward” to declare Lebanese group a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2019, 12:20 AM

Argentina arrests last member of gang who assaulted Chief Rabbi

Police in Argentina apprehend last member of gang who assaulted and brutally beat Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich in his home.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/5/2019, 11:42 PM

Argentina turns over Nazi documents to Holocaust museum

Argentina’s national parliament gives Holocaust Museum of Buenos Aires historic documents from investigation of Nazi influence.JTA, 7/4/2019, 9:30 PM

Tzipi Hotovely makes state visit to Buenos Aires

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely visits site of 1994 Jewish center bombing, speaks at Chabad's Women's Night in Argentina.JTA, 6/28/2019, 8:37 AM

Buenos Aires to host 2023 Pan American Maccabi games

Argentina's capital city to host 15th Pan American Maccabi Games in 2023, following this year's July games in Mexico City.JTA, 6/24/2019, 7:05 AM

UN marks 25th anniversary of bombing of Argentina Jewish center

UN holds event in memory of AMIA center in Buenos Aires which was bombed in Hezbollah-linked terror attack in 1994, leaving 85 dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 4:31 PM

All-time top foreign soccer scorer to be deported from Israel

Interior Ministry says it sees no reason to authorize stay of Argentinian player Pedro Galvan and his family after his contract canceled.JTA, 6/18/2019, 5:26 PM

Swastika graffiti found on Argentine Holocaust memorial

Jewish groups say attack is 'part of anti-Semitic events' threatening 'coexistence and democratic values.'JTA Staff, 6/15/2019, 8:53 PM

Argentina removes Haiti ambassador following controversial tweet

Argentina removes its ambassador to Haiti following his tweet which angered Jewish groups.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/14/2019, 10:08 PM

US, Argentina convene summit on Hezbollah

US and Argentina convene two-day regional summit about the persistent Hezbollah threat, ahead of 25th anniversary of AMIA attack.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 6/13/2019, 9:27 AM

Officials alarmed by anti-Semitic assaults in Argentina

Argentinian and international Jewish organizations demand action following recent violent anti-Semitic attacks.Ben Ariel and JTA, 6/13/2019, 5:20 AM

Rabbi attacked in northeast Argentina

Rabbi Shlomo Tawil of local Chabad-Lubavitch attacked Sunday night by three men in city center; attack stopped by passersby.JTA, 6/10/2019, 6:35 PM