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US seeks to confiscate Iranian plane linked to terrorism being held in Argentina

Department of Justice urges Argentina to seize Venezuelan owned Iranian airplane linked to international terrorism.

US to seize Iranian plane linked to terrorism held in Argentina

Argentina sets record for number of athletes it sent to Maccabiah Games

At the ‘Jewish Olympics,’ Argentine athletes made a splash playing for their country — and for many others.

New record for number of athletes sent to Maccabiah

Mossad probe: Iran funded but did not aid Hezbollah attacks in Argentina

Mossad probe of attacks against Israeli and Jewish targets in Argentina finds Iran did not have an operational role on the ground.

Iran funded but did not aid Hezbollah attacks in Argentina

Canadian government urged to blacklist IRGC

On anniversary of AMIA bombing, B’nai Brith Canada calls on Canadian government to list IRGC as a terrorist entity.

Canadian government urged to blacklist IRGC

US antisemitism envoy travels to Argentina and Chile

Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt meets with local Jewish communities and gov officials about 'actionable strategies' to combat antisemitism.

US antisemitism envoy travels to Argentina and Chile

Argentina probes Iranian-owned plane amid fears of terror plot

Argentina investigates Iranian-owned plane on suspicion of terrorism activity, stoking fear amongst Jewish groups.

Argentina probes Iranian-owned plane amid fears of terror plot

Watch: 5 Jewish family members, fire victims laid to rest

Five members of a Jewish family, including three children, who died in major fire in a Buenos Aires apartment building are laid to rest

Watch: 5 Jewish family members, fire victims laid to restplayer

How the murders of Jewish farmers connected an Argentine writer with his family’s past

“Why did my great-grandfather report on murders that were committed half a century earlier? Who were the people murdered? And why?”

How Jewish farmers' murders connected writer to family’s past

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

Israeli Embassy warns: Iran smuggling weapons on flights to Argentina

Israeli Embassy in Argentina comments on arrests of Iranians who used civilian airlines to smuggle weapons.

Iran smuggling weapons on flights to Argentina

IRGC-linked agents apprehended by Argentinian authorities

Police seized the passports and electronic devices of five of the crew members suspected of close ties to Iran's Quds Force.

IRGC-linked agents apprehended by Argentinian authorities player

Gerardo Rozin, Argentine TV host who often referenced his Jewishness, dies at 51

Gerardo Rozin, one of Argentina’s most beloved TV personalities who said his Jewishness influenced his work, has died of brain cancer.

Gerardo Rozin, Argentine TV host, dies at 51

A foreign Jewish team is playing in Israel's pro soccer league

A new kind of gap year: Israel allows a team of young Argentine Jews to play in its pro soccer league.

A foreign Jewish team is playing in Israel's pro soccer league

Argentine spokesman insists Israel help investigate 1994 bombing

Argentine government spokesman angers Jews by saying Israel should be involved in the AMIA investigation.

Argentine spokesman insists Israel help investigate 1994 bombing

Organization of American States slams AMIA suspect's visit to Nicaragua

22 members of the OAS vote in favor of a resolution condemning senior Iranian official's visit to Nicaragua for president's inauguration.

Org of American States slams AMIA suspect's visit to Nicaragua

Argentina angry after AMIA suspect appears in Nicaragua

Argentina criticizes presence of Iranian official accused of involvement in AMIA bombing at Nicaragua event

Argentina angry after AMIA suspect appears in Nicaragua

Two Jewish athletes honored with Argentina's top sports awards

Diego Schwartzman and Jewish indoor soccer star win 2 of Argentina’s top sport awards.

Two Jewish athletes win Argentina's top sports awards

13-year-old Jewish girl rescued from Muslim home in Bolivia

Naomi Lloroff went missing in Buenos Aires after becoming acquainted with a suspect person via TikTok.

13-year-old Jewish girl rescued from Muslim home in Bolivia

Argentina: New sports center honors Jewish tennis pro

Tennis pro Diego Schwartzman is honored by Jewish sports club where he got his start.

Argentina: New sports center honors Jewish tennis pro

Israeli hiker caught in glacier in Argentina

Israeli hiker rescued after spending 24 hours trapped in glacier in southern Argentina.

Israeli hiker caught in glacier in Argentina

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

Argentina begins vaccinating children 3-11

Argentina administers Chinese coronavirus vaccine to children ages 3 and up. 'By the end of the year, everyone 3 and up will be protected.'

Argentina begins vaccinating children 3-11

Argentine court: Ex-prez didn't cover up Iranian role in bombing of Jewish center

Court dismisses allegations former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner tried to cover up Iran’s role in bombing of Jewish center.

Argentine court: Ex-prez didn't cover up AMIA bombing

Christians & Muslims help paint over graffiti at Jewish cemetery

Jews, Christians and Muslims come together to paint over swastikas in Argentinian Jewish cemetery.

Christians & Muslims help paint over graffiti at Jewish cemetery

Argentina: Jewish groups fume at repeated security breaches at cemetery

Thieves caught trying to take over 200 Jewish headstones from Argentine Jewish cemetery.

Jewish groups fume at repeated security breaches at cemetery

Over 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina

Mass vandalism at Tablada Cemetery in the Buenos Aires area discovered just before Rosh Hashannah.

Over 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina

Suspects in 1994 AMIA bombing appointed to new 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

To mark 100,000 COVID-19 deaths, Argentina turns to a Jewish cemetery tradition

'March of the Stones' memorial for Argentina's 110,000 COVID dead mirrors Jewish cemetery tradition.

Argentina uses Jewish cemetery tradition to mark COVID deaths

Biden names Marc Stanley, prominent Texas Jewish Democrat, as envoy to Argentina

Marc Stanley, prominent Jewish Democrat from Texas and board member of the Israel Policy Forum, chosen to be ambassador to Argentina.

Biden taps Texas Jewish Democrat as ambassador to Argentina

Argentine TV show uses Anne Frank image in 'banalization of the Holocaust'

Popular Argentine TV show uses Anne Frank image to illustrate song about ‘women who don’t leave the house.’

'Banalization of the Holocaust' in Argentine TV show

Argentina’s vice president blasts AMIA trial on anniversary of Jewish center bombing

Argentinian vice president and former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner rails against AMIA trial.

VP slams AMIA trial on anniversary of Jewish center bombing

Israel summons Argentinian ambassador

Foreign Ministry demands clarification after Argentina votes for war crimes probe against Israel at the UN Human Rights Council.

Israel summons Argentinian ambassador

Coronavirus pandemic: Russia and Argentina declared 'red' countries

Restrictions on travel to and from seven countries extended as Health Ministry adds two more countries to 'red' list.

Coronavirus: Russia and Argentina declared 'red' countries

Argentina mourns 21-year-old son of Buenos Aires rabbi who died in Meron disaster

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

Two arrested in Argentina for plotting to attack Jewish community on Shabbat

Suspects planning the attack were arrested with Nazi literature and cash of guns, knives and communications equipment.

Two nabbed in Argentina for planning to attack Jews on Shabbat

Prominent Argentine businessman calls Jewish pharma CEO a ‘Moishe’ in anti-Semitic post

Buenos Aires’ “King of Meat” singles out 3 Argentine Jewish businessmen in social media posts, including one with an anti-Semitic epithet.

Businessman calls Jewish pharma CEO ‘Moishe’ in anti-Jewish rant

Argentine soccer fans chant about ‘killing the Jews to make soap’

Fans of a Buenos Aires-based soccer team chant about “killing the Jews to make soap” before game against a team with history of Jewish fans.

Argentine soccer fans chant about ‘killing Jews to make soap’

Argentinian immigration to Israel surges, despite worldwide drop

'Trend toward aliyah is clear and accelerating.' As overall immigration to Israel plummets, number of Argentinian Jews making Aliyah soars.

Argentinian immigration to Israel surges, despite worldwide drop

Diego Schwartzman becomes emotional after finally winning hometown Argentina Open

Jewish tennis star wins hometown Argentina Open for the first time.

Diego Schwartzman emotional after winning home Argentina Open

Argentina’s main Jewish group criticizes former president hours after his death

DAIA launches scorching criticism of late former Argentinian president Carlos Menem over handling of of terrorist attacks on Jewish targets.

Argentine Jewish group blasts ex-president hours after his death