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Chile: Acting Foreign Minister Foreign Minister apologizes for snubbing Israeli diplomat

Senior Chilean politician calls Israeli counterpart to repair breach in relations with Israel.

Acting Foreign Minister apologizes for snubbing Israeli diplomat

President of Chile refuses to accept Israeli ambassador's credentials

Chile's anti-Israel president Gabriel Boric refuses to accept credentials of new Israeli ambassador, after IDF soldiers kill Arab terrorist.

Chile's president snubs Israeli ambassador

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

'Security challenges create increased demand for Israeli technologies'

Israeli Defense Ministry inaugurates national pavilion in Chile’s defense exhibition, FIDAE 2022.

'Security challenges increase demand for Israeli technologies'

Chile: Bushfire burns 12,000 hectares

Fires consume over 12,000 hectares of land in southern Chile.

Chile: Bushfire burns 12,000 hectaresplayer

Anti-Israel far-left candidate elected as Chile's new president

Chile’s next president is Gabriel Boric, a left-wing politician who has spurned ties with Chilean Jews over Israel.

Pro-BDS, anti-Israel candidate elected as Chile's new president

Report: Father of Chilean presidential candidate was likely a Nazi

Chilean Jews support this right-wing presidential candidate. His father was likely a Nazi, papers show.

Report: Father of Chilean presidential candidate likely a Nazi

'Under siege' from anti-Israel sentiment Chile’s Jews back rightist presidential candidate

Chilean Jews say they feel under ‘siege’ from anti-Israel sentiment, leading many to support rightist presidential candidate.

Chile's Jews say they're under siege from anti-Israel sentiment

Chilean newspaper draws outrage with tribute to Nazi leader Hermann Göring

One of Chile's largest newspapers comes under fire after publishing article on Nazi leader Hermann Goring on 75th anniversary of his death.

Chilean newspaper draws outrage with tribute to Hermann Göring

Chile: Presidential frontrunner accused of anti-Semitism defeated in primary

Communist party candidate Daniel Jadue, whose yearbook says he would like "a Jew to target," defeated in upset in presidential primary.

Chile: Pres. frontrunner accused of anti-Semitism defeated

Leading Chilean presidential candidate accused of antisemitism

Daniel Jadue, grandson of Palestinian Arab immigrants and chief of Chile's Communist Party, faces accusations of anti-Semitism.

Leading Chilean presidential candidate accused of antisemitism

Watch: Anti-government protesters set Santiago ablaze

Anti-government protests ahead of Chile's critical national referendum on the Oct 25 amendment of the constitution.

Watch: Anti-government protesters set Santiago ablazeplayer

Chilean President celebrates Hanukkah as riots rage

President Sebastian Pinera lights Hanukkah candles at La Moneda Palace, as anti-government riots continue.

Chilean President celebrates Hanukkah as riots rage

Curfew imposed in Chilean capital

Chilean general in charge of security in Santiago announces curfew, hours after a state of emergency was declared in the city.

Curfew imposed in Chilean capitalplayer

Chile's president declares state of emergency

Santiago in chaos due to violent protests against a transport fare hike. Protesters loot stores, smash cars and firebomb high-rise building.

Chile's president declares state of emergencyplayer

Santiago working with MDA to train municipal personnel

Magen David Adom assists in developing the first responders system in Santiago.

Santiago working with MDA to train municipal personnel

'We didn't agree to Palestinian accompaniment on Temple Mount'

Chilean embassy in Israel clarifies President's visit to Temple Mount in which PA officials were present.

'We didn't agree to Palestinian accompaniment on Temple Mount'

Netanyahu to Chilean President: We can achieve a lot together

Prime Minister hosts Chilean President, signs bilateral agreements.

Netanyahu to Chilean President: We can achieve a lot together

Israel rebukes Chile over president's visit to Temple Mount

Israel orders Chile's ambassador in for dressing down after Chilean president visits Temple Mount with Palestinian Authority leader.

Israel rebukes Chile over president's visit to Temple Mount

Israeli hiker dies amidst snowstorm in Chile

A 33-year old Israeli tourist meets his death in treacherous weather conditions on a hike near a volcano in Chile.

Israeli hiker dies amidst snowstorm in Chile

Wrong body sent to funeral

Funeral for victim of Chile boating accident postponed after body found to belong to the other victim.

Wrong body sent to funeral

Chile: 11 Israelis still hospitalized

Situation of 2 very difficult, 1 seriously injured, rest in moderate condition. Some will soon be flown to Israel for further treatment.

Chile: 11 Israelis still hospitalized

2 Israelis killed in accident in Chile

2 Israeli tourists in their 60s and 70s injured as boat capsizes in a river in southern Chile. 4 other Israelis seriously injured.

2 Israelis killed in accident in Chile

Online hate fueling surge in anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina

Number of anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina rose by 14% in 2017, fueled largely by online acts of hate.

Online hate fueling surge in anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina

Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra targeted by BDS in South America

BDS calls on music lovers to boycott Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra's concerts in South America.

Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra targeted by BDS in South America

Planes in South America forced to land over bomb threats

Four passenger planes make emergency landings in Chile, Peru and Argentina over bomb threats. No injuries reported.

Planes in South America forced to land over bomb threats

Quo Vadis, Palestinians?

Quo Vadis, Palestinians?

Chilean presidential candidate: Israel ‘a threat to world peace’

Candidate from leftist party which has accused Israel of genocide vows to 'review' Chile's relations with 'Zionist entity.'

Chilean presidential candidate: Israel ‘a threat to world peace’

Chilean diplomat who saved more than 1,200 Jews honored

Yad Vashem honors diplomat who saved 1,200 Jews in early 1940s by issuing them Chilean passports as a Righteous Gentile.

Chilean diplomat who saved more than 1,200 Jews honored

Chilean president meets Jewish officials over anti-hate law

Move comes after local Palestinian Federation threatens Chile's Jews.

Chilean president meets Jewish officials over anti-hate law

Bolivia’s leader calls Chile the ‘Israel of South America’

Bolivian President accuses Israel of imposing 'physical and mental' walls, slams US President for Mexico wall.

Bolivia’s leader calls Chile the ‘Israel of South America’

Palestinians in Chile threaten Jewish community leaders

Palestinian Federation of Chile clashes with local Jewish leaders over their support for preventing BDS activists from entering Israel.

Palestinians in Chile threaten Jewish community leaders

Israel denies entry to boycott activist

Strategic Affairs Ministry denies entry to executive director of the Palestinian Federation of Chile.

Israel denies entry to boycott activist

Fed up Israeli passenger removed from Colombia flight

Israeli gets booted from Colombia plane after 'threatening' to detonate a bomb.

Fed up Israeli passenger removed from Colombia flight

Chilean official blasts 'Israelite' tourists for 'bad culture'

National Forestry Corporation director says Israeli tourists will be targeted for expulsion over 'cultural bad behavior'.

Chilean official blasts 'Israelite' tourists for 'bad culture'

Fires engulf Chile's forests

Chile's government uses planes to put out escalating forest fires

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Chilean neo-Nazis attack Jewish gay youth with razor

Young Jewish, homosexual activist wearing shirt with Israeli flag attacked at a park in Chile by three men carrying neo-Nazi symbols.

Chilean neo-Nazis attack Jewish gay youth with razor

Israeli technology saves lives in Chile earthquake

Israeli technology used to save lives after 7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Chile.

Israeli technology saves lives in Chile earthquake

Israel boycotted in Chilean event gathering diplomats’ wives

Wife of Israeli ambassador to Chile excluded from an event for diplomats' wives because the event was held at an Arab venue.

Israel boycotted in Chilean event gathering diplomats’ wives

Chile urged to nix visit by Iranian official

Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on president of Chile to cancel a planned visit by Iran's foreign minister scheduled for late this week.

Chile urged to nix visit by Iranian official