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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

Interpol is searching for an Argentine rabbi accused of sexual abuse

International police looking in Israel for former rabbi of Buenos Aires synagogue who stands accused of molesting two youths.

Interpol searching for Argentine rabbi accused of sexual abuse

Argentina: Jorge Knoblovits, Jewish leader, receives anti-Semitic letter

Argentine Jewish leader gets police protection following anti-Semitic threats.

Argentina: Jewish leader receives anti-Semitic letter

Argentina Jewish family attacked by passengers in car shouting ‘Death to the Jews’

Vacation turns into a nightmare for Orthodox Jewish family physically assaulted by car full of people shouting 'Death to the Jews'.

Argentina: Orthodox Jewish family beaten during vacation

Acquitted AMIA bombing suspect tweets: Israel kills 'kids in Palestine'

Argentine man recently acquitted of being involved in 1994 AMIA Jewish center bombing posts anti-Israel tweet.

Acquitted AMIA bombing suspect: Israel kills 'kids in Palestine'

Jewish groups outraged as AMIA bombing suspect acquitted

Historic trial of Carlos Telleldin, suspected in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center, ends in acquittal, sparking outrage.

Jewish groups outraged as AMIA bombing suspect acquitted

Argentina: Rugby players outed over anti-Semitic tweets reinstated

3 members of Argentina's national rugby team, including the captain, suspended for anti-Jewish tweets - only to be reinstated days later.

Argentina: Rugby players outed over anti-Semitism reinstated

Watch: Argentinian police investigating Maradona's death

Reuters reported that Maradona's lawyer requested search of soccer star's physician's home. No info provided on nature of investigation.

Watch: Argentinian police investigating Maradona's deathplayer

Marijuana plants seized from Argentine synagogue’s courtyard

Mayor of rural Argentinian town says synagogue not responsible for marijuana plants on its property, says others took advantage of pandemic

Marijuana plants seized from Argentine synagogue’s courtyard

Despite pandemic, Argentina looks to double kosher meat output in 2021

Israeli rabbis arrive in Argentina to boost kosher meat production - despite ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Despite pandemic, Argentina to double kosher meat output in 2021

We don’t run a ‘kosher mafia,’ Argentine rabbis say in response to businessman’s claims

Leading rabbis in Argentina deny claims that the price of kosher food has been inflated.

Argentine rabbis: 'We don't run a kosher mafia'

In Argentina, a Jewish businessman starts a kosher meat price war

Argentinian-Jewish businessman assails kosher meat industry, calling it a 'mafia' which artificially inflates prices to gouge consumers.

In Argentina, a Jewish businessman starts kosher meat price war

Argentine Football Association adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

IHRA working definition offers a comprehensive description of anti-Semitism in its various forms.

Argentine Football Association adopts IHRA definition

60 new immigrants from Argentina land in Israel amid coronavirus

60 olim from Argentina land in Israel. "From an Air France plane, we share with you that in a few moments we will land in our beloved Land."

60 new immigrants from Argentina land in Israel amid coronavirusplayer

Former President Delegation of Jewish Associations in Argentina passes away

Former President of the Delegation of Jewish Associations in Argentina (DAIA) Dr. Jorge Kirszenbaum has passed away at the age of 74.

Argentina: Former DAIA president passes away

‘Get Zionism out of Argentina’ is spray-painted in small Argentine city

“Get Zionism out of Argentina” and “Israel Terrorism” spray-painted alongside roads in Lujan de Cuyo, a small city in the Mendoza province.

‘Get Zionism out of Argentina’ is spray-painted in small city

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

Argentina president: 'Condemnation of terrorism can't be under discussion'

In significant meetings with Jewish leaders, Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez condemns the AMIA bombing.

'Condemnation of terrorism can't be under discussion'

Argentine professor offers bonus to ‘whoever finds a poor Jew’

University professor tells students the Nazis were jealous that Jews got richer while Germans suffered economically.

Argentine professor offers bonus to ‘whoever finds a poor Jew’

Israeli rabbis in Argentina give US kosher meat market a boost

Tons of kosher meat certified by Israeli rabbis in Argentina shipped to the US.

Israeli rabbis in Argentina give US kosher meat market a boost

Argentina adopts IHRA's definition of anti-Semitism

Argentina joins a number of countries in adopting IHRA definition of anti-Semitism. Conference of Presidents welcomes the move.

Argentina adopts IHRA's definition of anti-Semitism

Buenos Aires: Jewish bride, groom and rabbi arrested at wedding

Eight people, including the bride, groom, and officiating rabbi, arrested at Jewish wedding in Argentina.

Buenos Aires: Jewish bride, groom and rabbi arrested at wedding

Colombian, Argentine Presidents call to congratulate Netanyahu

They discuss Iranian involvement in Latin America; PM praises Colombia decision to declare Hezbollah, Revolutionary Guards terror orgs.

Colombian, Argentine Presidents call to congratulate Netanyahu

Argentina bringing Israeli rabbis to certify kosher meat despite flight ban

Despite flight ban, Argentina plans to bring Israeli rabbis on special charter flight in to certify kosher meat.

Argentina bringing rabbis to certify kosher meat amid flight ban

Second rescue flight from Argentina takes off

Israeli Ambassador to Argentina: 'We're pleased to see another plane returning our citizens to their country.'

Second rescue flight from Argentina takes off

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.

Leaders of Argentina’s kosher food industry succumb to COVID-19

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.

From Argentina to Israel: Rescue flight takes off

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.'

Emergency flight to bring Israelis home stranded in Argentina

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

Argentinean journalist said the coronavirus was created by rich Americans and Israelis.

Rich humans created coronavirus, TV host says

'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.'

'Coronavirus was created by rich Americans and Israelis'

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.

Argentina: Cremation of Jewish COVID-19 victim stirs controversy

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.

Argentinian authorities, rabbis reach agreement on mikvahs

Argentina rabbis shutter synagogues to prevent coronavirus spread

Synagogues in Argentina completely close due to nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

Argentina rabbis shutter synagogues

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.

Soccer player released by team after anti-Semitic gesture

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.

Argentine soccer player makes anti-Semitic gesture

Buenos Aires Holocaust museum debuts first Holocaust survivor holograms in Spanish

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

Holocaust museum debuts Holocaust holograms in Spanish

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.

Argentina judge who led case against coverup of Iran terror dies

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.

Journalist ties Kobe Bryant’s death to conspiracy theory on Jews

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.

Minister writes name of foreign leader on the back of her hand