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Leading Chilean presidential candidate accused of antisemitism

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.JTA, 07/07/2021 15:01
Watch: Anti-government protesters set Santiago ablaze

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2020 17:22
Chilean President celebrates Hanukkah as riots rage

Chilean President celebrates Hanukkah as riots rage

President Sebastian Pinera lights Hanukkah candles at La Moneda Palace, as anti-government riots continue.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 29/12/2019 22:52
Curfew imposed in Chilean capital

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2019 03:54
Chile's president declares state of emergency

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.Sara Rubenstein, 19/10/2019 21:19
Santiago working with MDA to train municipal personnel

Santiago working with MDA to train municipal personnel

Magen David Adom assists in developing the first responders system in Santiago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2019 14:55
'We didn't agree to Palestinian accompaniment on Temple Mount'

'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.Nitsan Keidar, 27/06/2019 02:37
Netanyahu to Chilean President: We can achieve a lot together

Netanyahu to Chilean President: We can achieve a lot together

Prime Minister hosts Chilean President, signs bilateral agreements.Nitsan Keidar, 27/06/2019 01:05
Israel rebukes Chile over president's visit to Temple Mount

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 26/06/2019 13:02
Israeli hiker dies amidst snowstorm in Chile

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.Sara Rubenstein, 17/05/2019 12:25
Wrong body sent to funeral

Wrong body sent to funeral

Funeral for victim of Chile boating accident postponed after body found to belong to the other victim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2019 17:59
Chile: 11 Israelis still hospitalized

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.Mordechai Sones, 26/02/2019 22:40
2 Israelis killed in accident in Chile

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2019 09:35
Online hate fueling surge in anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina

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.JTA, 07/09/2018 07:45
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra targeted by BDS in South America

Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra targeted by BDS in South America

BDS calls on music lovers to boycott Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra's concerts in South America.Ben Ariel, 29/08/2018 05:15
Planes in South America forced to land over bomb threats

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.Ben Ariel, 17/08/2018 01:38
Quo Vadis, Palestinians?

Quo Vadis, Palestinians?

A must read: The non-Middle Eastern country where Palestinian Arabs have integrated totally, finding prosperity and the good life. Ron Jontof-Hutter, 14/03/2018 19:47
Chilean presidential candidate: Israel ‘a threat to world peace’

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.'JTA, 14/11/2017 15:23
Chilean diplomat who saved more than 1,200 Jews honored

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.JTA, 22/10/2017 17:05
Chilean president meets Jewish officials over anti-hate law

Chilean president meets Jewish officials over anti-hate law

Move comes after local Palestinian Federation threatens Chile's Jews.JTA, 30/07/2017 17:20
Bolivia’s leader calls Chile the ‘Israel of South America’

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.JTA, 24/06/2017 20:55
Palestinians in Chile threaten Jewish community leaders

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.JTA, 19/04/2017 19:55
Israel denies entry to boycott activist

Israel denies entry to boycott activist

Strategic Affairs Ministry denies entry to executive director of the Palestinian Federation of Chile.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/04/2017 20:40
Fed up Israeli passenger removed from Colombia flight

Fed up Israeli passenger removed from Colombia flight

Israeli gets booted from Colombia plane after 'threatening' to detonate a bomb.JTA, 25/02/2017 23:47
Chilean official blasts 'Israelite' tourists for 'bad culture'

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

National Forestry Corporation director says Israeli tourists will be targeted for expulsion over 'cultural bad behavior'.JTA, 16/02/2017 15:29
Fires engulf Chile's forests

Fires engulf Chile's forests

Chile's government uses planes to put out escalating forest fires, 02/02/2017 11:27
Chilean neo-Nazis attack Jewish gay youth with razor

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.JTA, 15/01/2017 18:01
Israeli technology saves lives in Chile earthquake

Israeli technology saves lives in Chile earthquake

Israeli technology used to save lives after 7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Chile.JTA, 28/12/2016 19:13
Israel boycotted in Chilean event gathering diplomats’ wives

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.JTA, 21/11/2016 00:15
Chile urged to nix visit by Iranian official

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.JTA, 25/08/2016 02:43
Israeli dead in Chile; circumstances unclear

Israeli dead in Chile; circumstances unclear

Foreign Ministry is in touch with family and embassy in Santiago is seeing to returning 22-year-old's body to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 27/12/2015 12:05
Chile Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Warning

Chile Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Warning

Earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale strikes the center of Chile. No injuries reported but wide tsunami alert issued.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2015 04:36
'Israel has Lost the Media to the World'

'Israel has Lost the Media to the World'

Deputy Minister admits Israel losing the media war, but insists: 'it is our duty to build, just like in Washington, Paris, London.'Tova Dvorin, Ornit Atzar, 27/10/2014 17:08
Chile: Eight Injured in Subway Explosion

Chile: Eight Injured in Subway Explosion

Explosion at a subway station in Santiago, Chile, injures eight in what government calls "an act of terrorism".Ben Ariel, 09/09/2014 00:13
Chile: Protesters Call to Cut Ties with Israel

Chile: Protesters Call to Cut Ties with Israel

Thousands march in Chile's capital, urging president to break off diplomatic relations with Israel.Elad Benari and AFP, 03/08/2014 05:16
Israel: Envoy Recalls 'Encouraging Hamas'

Israel: Envoy Recalls 'Encouraging Hamas'

Five separate Latin American countries recall ambassadors to Israel over war in Gaza; Israel 'deeply disappointed' over move.AFP, 30/07/2014 18:48
Chile Recalls Israeli Ambassador Over Gaza

Chile Recalls Israeli Ambassador Over Gaza

Chile recalls its ambassador to Israel for questioning, says it is "disappointed" over Israel's operation in Gaza.Elad Benari, 30/07/2014 01:13
Watch: Powerful Earthquake Hits Chile

Watch: Powerful Earthquake Hits Chile

Officer workers scatter as 8.2-magnitude quake strikes; at least six killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2014 22:21
Chilean Art School Teaching Nazi Ideology

Chilean Art School Teaching Nazi Ideology

Anti-Defamation League urges Chilean gov't to condemn 'glorification of Nazism' at newly-opened school. Institution's founder unrepentant.Ari Soffer, 30/03/2014 10:10
Chile: Israeli Tourist Dies in Hiking Tragedy

Chile: Israeli Tourist Dies in Hiking Tragedy

22 year-old Lieutenant Noam Rubinstein died after breaking her ankle during a hike in northern Chile.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2014 23:40
ADL Urges FIFA Action Over Chilean Team's Jersey

ADL Urges FIFA Action Over Chilean Team's Jersey

ADL urges FIFA to hold the Chilean El Palestino Club soccer team accountable for its shirt which presents Israel as "Palestinian territory".Elad Benari, 10/01/2014 03:42
Chile: Palestinian Soccer Jersey Angers Jews

Chile: Palestinian Soccer Jersey Angers Jews

Palestino soccer club in Chile's new shirt presents Israel as "Palestinian territory". Local Jews outraged.Elad Benari, 08/01/2014 04:13
Israeli Suspect in Chile Fire Won't be Prosecuted

Israeli Suspect in Chile Fire Won't be Prosecuted

Chile will not prosecute Rotem Singer, an Israeli hiker suspected of igniting a massive forest fire last month in a national forest.Chana Ya'ar, 08/02/2012 23:31
Israeli Arrested in Chile: I Didn't Start the Fire

Israeli Arrested in Chile: I Didn't Start the Fire

Rotem Singer, the Israeli who was arrested in Chile for causing a forest fire: I was falsely accused.Elad Benari, 02/01/2012 06:16
Israeli Arrested for Starting Chile Forest Fire

Israeli Arrested for Starting Chile Forest Fire

23-year-old Israeli arrested on suspicion of negligently causing a huge forest fire in Chile.Elad Benari, 01/01/2012 04:34
Israel 'Regrets' Chile PA Boost

Israel 'Regrets' Chile PA Boost

The State of Israel is expressing its “regret” over the Chilean government’s decision to recognize the Palestinian Authority as a new country.Chana Ya'ar, 09/01/2011 08:50
Israel Invites Chilean Miners

Israel Invites Chilean Miners

The Tourism Ministry has invited the 33 Chilean miners, who survived underground for 68 days, to visit Israel to give thanks for their rescue.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 19/10/2010 11:37
Chilean MPs Give Thanks at Kotel

Chilean MPs Give Thanks at Kotel

Members of Chile's parliament gave thanks at the Western Wall for the rescue of 33 trapped miners last week.Maayana Miskin, 17/10/2010 22:15
'A Zenith of the Human Race'

'A Zenith of the Human Race'

Hilik Magnus, head of a world-famous Israeli company that rescues Israelis lost abroad, saluted the rescuers of Chile’s 33 trapped miners.Hillel Fendel, 14/10/2010 13:33
Young Israelis Missing in Chile

Young Israelis Missing in Chile

Two young Israelis are missing in Chile; Israeli team begins search.Maayana Miskin, 30/05/2010 22:55
No Israeli Dead in Chile Quake

No Israeli Dead in Chile Quake

No Israelis are listed among the victims of an 8.8-magnitude earthquake that hit central Chile on Saturday. At least 20 Israelis are in the area.Hana Levi Julian and Maayana Miskin, 28/02/2010 13:22