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AMIA Jewish enter marks 30 years from deadly bombing

30 years after deadly bombing, Buenos Aires’ AMIA Jewish center unveils colorful redesign.

AMIA Jewish enter marks 30 years from deadly bombing

Argentina:

Three arrested on suspicion of planning terror attack

Argentine police arrest 3 over suspected terror attack during Maccabi Games in Buenos Aires.

Three arrested on suspicion of planning terror attack

After Hamas attack denial:

Buenos Aires hotel cancels Roger Waters reservation

Former Pink Floyd frontman forced to find new hotel after claiming Hamas massacre was an Israeli false flag attempt.

Buenos Aires hotel cancels Roger Waters reservation

Five members of Argentinian Jewish family perish in massive fire

Buenos Aires apartment building fire also injures 29 and sends 20 others to hospital for smoke inhalation.

Five members of Argentinian Jewish family perish in massive fire

Stolen Anne Frank statue recovered in Buenos Aires

Police locate stolen Anne Frank statue in Buenos Aires, a day after it was taken.

Stolen Anne Frank statue recovered in Buenos Aires

Vandals steal Anne Frank statue in Buenos Aires

Vandals steal Anne Frank memorial statue in what Jewish leaders say is financially-motivated crime.

Vandals steal Anne Frank statue in Buenos Aires

Massive Jewish education center to be built in Buenos Aires

Much needed $25 million 247,570 square foot Jewish education center will serve 2,000 students, with schools and recreation facilities.

Massive Jewish education center to be built in Buenos Aires

University of Buenos Aires launches anti-Semitism watchdog

The law school of the University of Buenos Aires has launched a watchdog institute to monitor anti-Semitism.

University of Buenos Aires launches anti-Semitism watchdog

Suspects in 1994 AMIA bombing appointed to Iranian government

Iran’s new government appoints 2 suspected in 1994 bombing of Buenos Aires Jewish center.

Suspects in 1994 AMIA bombing appointed to Iranian government

Argentina mourns son of Buenos Aires rabbi who died in Meron

21-year-old yeshiva student from Argentina among the 45 people to die in the Lag Ba'Omer disaster in Meron.

Argentina mourns son of Buenos Aires rabbi who died in Meron

Anti-semitic assault: 'Too bad you didn't die in the Holocaust'

Two Orthodox Jewish women brutally attacked in broad daylight in Buenos Aires, Argentina - 'Too bad you didn't die in the Holocaust.'

Anti-semitic assault: 'Too bad you didn't die in the Holocaust'

How Buenos Aires’ Jews have weathered the pandemic

Synagogues and community centers are closed, but the Jewish community has found ways to make things work - mostly.

How Buenos Aires’ Jews have weathered the pandemic

Holocaust museum debuts Holocaust holograms in Spanish

Buenos Aires Holocaust museum reopens, becomes first to present new technology in Spanish.

Holocaust museum debuts Holocaust holograms in Spanish

Iconic Buenos Aires synagogue celebrates centennial

'Bet El,' first Sephardic synagogue of Buenos Aires celebrates its 100th year.

Iconic Buenos Aires synagogue celebrates centennial

Buenos Aires rededicates Holocaust Museum

Holocaust Museum of Buenos Aires rededicated following $4.5 million overhaul.

Buenos Aires rededicates Holocaust Museum

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.

Heschel quote to be centerpiece of public mural in Buenos Aires

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.

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Buenos Aires

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.

Argentina: Synagogue overrun by squatters redeemed

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.

Tzipi Hotovely makes state visit to Buenos Aires

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.

Buenos Aires to host 2023 Pan American Maccabi games

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.

UN marks 25th anniversary of bombing of Argentina Jewish center

Buenos Aires mural to honor activist Rabbi Marshall Meyer

Buenos Aires mural to honor human rights activist rabbi Marshall Meyer, who founded the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary.

Buenos Aires mural to honor activist Rabbi Marshall Meyer

Swastikas painted in front of Jewish barbershop in Argentina

Swastikas painted in front of barbershop with Hebrew name in neighborhood of Villa Crespo in Buenos Aires.

Swastikas painted in front of Jewish barbershop in Argentina

Man wearing kippah attacked near Buenos Aires synagogue

Jewish man punched in the face during anti-Semitic attack outside of Orthodox synagogue in Argentina after Sabbath services.

Man wearing kippah attacked near Buenos Aires synagogue

Israel’s booth at Buenos Aires Book Fair wins Best Site award

Israeli booth wins best site award at world's largest Spanish-language book fair.

Israel’s booth at Buenos Aires Book Fair wins Best Site award

Buenos Aires city honors career of Jewish swimmer Damian Blaum

Argentinean Olympic swimmer who started his career at a Jewish sports club honored by Buenos Aires as 'Outstanding Sports Personality.'

Buenos Aires city honors career of Jewish swimmer Damian Blaum

Main suspect in attack on Argentina's chief rabbi arrested

Leader of the gang responsible for home invasion, brutal assault on chief rabbi of Argentina arrested in Buenos Aires.

Main suspect in attack on Argentina's chief rabbi arrested

Anti-Semitic attack on Buenos Aires synagogue

Man attacks worshipers at Argentina synagogue during Shabbat services with sharp object, throws stones at congregants.

Anti-Semitic attack on Buenos Aires synagogue

Memorial to AMIA bombing defaced

Buenos Aires subway featuring tribute to victims of 1994 bombing vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti.

Memorial to AMIA bombing defaced

Could Iran have killed Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman?

Was Iran behind the murder of the prosecutor investigating the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires? i24NEWS reports.

Could Iran have killed Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman?

Jared Kushner pays tribute to victims of Jewish center bombing

During visit to Buenos Aires for G20, Kushner pays tribute to victims of suicide bombing attack that killed 85 at Jewish center.

Jared Kushner pays tribute to victims of Jewish center bombing

Israel to provide cyber security to G20 meeting in Buenos Aires

Argentine DM signed contract with Israeli counterpart to provide cyber defense and cyber security services to summit.

Israel to provide cyber security to G20 meeting in Buenos Aires

Israel’s Youth Olympic team brings home 3 medals

Israeli team brings home one gold medal, one silver, and one bronze at this year's Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires.

Israel’s Youth Olympic team brings home 3 medals

Kosher food stand opens in iconic Buenos Aires soccer stadium

First kosher fast food stand in a Latin American soccer stadium opens after Chabad initiative.

Kosher food stand opens in iconic Buenos Aires soccer stadium

Argentinian teacher taught anti-Semitic canards, praised Hitler

Catholic high school history teacher in Buenos Aires caught on camera telling students Hitler 'did good things'.

Argentinian teacher taught anti-Semitic canards, praised Hitler

Legendary spy widow Nadia Cohen tours Argentina

Widow of 60's Syria spy in Buenos Aires with children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren to see where Kamel Amin Tabet lived and worked.

Legendary spy widow Nadia Cohen tours Argentina

Argentina co-sponsors memorial for attack on Israeli embassy

For the first time in 26 years, ceremony commemorating attack on Israel’s embassy in Buenos Aires co-sponsored by the Argentine government.

Argentina co-sponsors memorial for attack on Israeli embassy

EU lawmakers under fire for inviting Khamenei ally

Alaeddin Boroujerdi, who has close ties to former minister wanted for 1994 Buenos Aires bombing, to speak at EU parliament.

EU lawmakers under fire for inviting Khamenei ally

Argentina approves memorial day for Israeli embassy attack

Argentina Senate passes law for annual memorial day remembering the 1992 attack on the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires.

Argentina approves memorial day for Israeli embassy attack

Jewish students photographed by man wearing Nazi symbols

Students at Buenos Aires high school photographed by man wearing hat and short with Nazi symbols as they leave school.

Jewish students photographed by man wearing Nazi symbols

Joy as Argentinian shul appoints first rabbi in 20 years

Thousands celebrate as Shuva Yisrael community in Buenos Aires inaugurates first rabbi in two decades during Sukkot holiday.

Joy as Argentinian shul appoints first rabbi in 20 years

PM Netanyahu: Israel punches 200 times above our weight

PM Netanyahu speaks speaks to conference of Argentinian and Israeli businesspeople, says innovation and the right environment create wealth.

PM Netanyahu: Israel punches 200 times above our weight

Netanyahu lands in Argentina

PM begins historic trip to Latin America, visits sites of deadly terror attacks against Argentinian Jewish community.

Netanyahu lands in Argentina

Netanyahu declared 'honored visitor' by Buenos Aires

Honor to be bestowed during PM's upcoming visit in Argentina, the first visit by an Israeli PM to the country.

Netanyahu declared 'honored visitor' by Buenos Aires

‘Birthright for Moms’ to lead trips for Spanish-speakers

Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project launches program focusing on bringing Jewish women from Latin America to Israel.

‘Birthright for Moms’ to lead trips for Spanish-speakers

'The culmination of my whole life is my bat mitzvah'

Holocaust survivor Eugenia Unger, 91, of Buenos Aires, finally celebrates her bat mitzvah.

'The culmination of my whole life is my bat mitzvah'

UNESCO exhibit about Jews in Israel opens in Buenos Aires

UNESCO on 3,500 year history of Jewish people in the Land of Israel translated into Spanish for first time after opposition by Arab nations.

UNESCO exhibit about Jews in Israel opens in Buenos Aires

'Iran is the biggest terrorist in the entire world'

Netanyahu participates in memorial for 1992 Buenos Aires embassy attack, says Israel will not hesitate to fight Iran.

'Iran is the biggest terrorist in the entire world'

Argentina Jewish center evacuated after bomb threat

Jewish community center in Buenos Aires receives a false bomb threat, forcing the evacuation of the building.

Argentina Jewish center evacuated after bomb threat

Global meeting against anti-Semitism meets in Buenos Aires

Parliamentarians and experts gather in the Argentine capital for the Global Forum for Combatting Antisemitism.

Global meeting against anti-Semitism meets in Buenos Aires

Argentina Declassifies 1992 Israeli Embassy Bombing Report

Hezbollah terrorists were found to have murdered 29, wounded 200, but only now is Argentina declassifying documents on the incident.

Argentina Declassifies 1992 Israeli Embassy Bombing Report

Argentina: More Than 400,000 Demand Justice for Nisman

More than 400,000 march in Buenos Aires, demanding justice for the prosecutor who was ready to accuse the president of cover-up.

Argentina: More Than 400,000 Demand Justice for Nisman

Argentine Prosecutor Found Dead Ahead of Hearing on Bombing

Alberto Nisman accused Argentine president and senior officials of covering up lethal attack on Jewish center to improve Iran ties.

Argentine Prosecutor Found Dead Ahead of Hearing on Bombing

Hundreds Gather in Buenos Aires to Show Solidarity with France

Several hundred people gather outside France's embassy in Argentina in repudiation of the jihadist attacks in Paris.

Hundreds Gather in Buenos Aires to Show Solidarity with France

Anne Frank Statue Dedicated in Buenos Aires

On Human Rights Day, city of Buenos Aires dedicates statue of Anne Frank to 'glorify her life and hope' as part of Holocaust education.

Anne Frank Statue Dedicated in Buenos Aires

Report: Wife of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Missing in Argentina

Wife of corruption-linked kabbalist disappears from Buenos Aires medical center, officials say.

Report: Wife of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Missing in Argentina

'To Our Enemies, Fighting Against Israel, Jews the Same'

Twenty years since Argentina bombing; Sharansky: 'We will not settle for anything less than bringing the perpetrators to justice.'

'To Our Enemies, Fighting Against Israel, Jews the Same'

Israeli Officials Deny Killing Buenos Aires Bombers

Gov't officials reject claims by former ambassador to Argentina that Israel had killed those behind AMIA bombings as 'complete nonesense'.

Israeli Officials Deny Killing Buenos Aires Bombers

Argentine Official Charged After Praising Hitler

A spokesman for the mayor of Buenos Aires is facing criminal charges after saying Hitler "was a spectacular guy."

Argentine Official Charged After Praising Hitler

Buenos Aires: 8 Dead, 19 Missing in Blast

Blast from a gas leak ripped through a ten-story apartment building setting it ablaze.

Buenos Aires: 8 Dead, 19 Missing in Blast