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33 Teachers from Latin America Beat the Travel Ban

Despite Omicron, Jewish teachers from across Latin America entered Israel to complete their advanced education training course in Jerusalem.

33 Teachers from Latin America Beat the Travel Ban

South African expert: Vaccines better protection against Omicron than previous infection

Data from South Africa shows more people who recovered from COVID becoming reinfected with Omicron, vaccines prevent serious illness.

South African expert: Vaccines better protection against Omicron

Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’

Presidents of two soccer club finalists for Libertadores cup ask that final match be rescheduled 'to respect our Jewish fans'.

Soccer teams ask to change finals ‘to respect Jewish community’player

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

Jewish president of Rio 2016 Olympics arrested for corruption

President of the Rio 2016 Olympic Committee arrested amid investigation into vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympic Games to South America.

Jewish president of Rio 2016 Olympics arrested for corruption

Israeli balloon helped protect Pope Francis in South America

Israeli-made observation balloon used by Pope's security detail to protect pontiff during visits to South America and Africa.

Israeli balloon helped protect Pope Francis in 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.

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

One Million March in Mass Protest in Brazil

One million march in Brazil’s biggest rally yet as protests swell despite government concessions.

One Million March in Mass Protest in Brazil

Anti-Semitism Conference Faces Muslim Opposition

A conference that aims to strengthen Jews facing anti-Semitism faces opposition from a local Muslim group.

Anti-Semitism Conference Faces Muslim Opposition

Report: Hizbullah Establishes Cuba Base

Hizbullah has reportedly established a base in Cuba with the aim of striking Israeli targets to avenge slain commander Imad Mughniyeh.

Report: Hizbullah Establishes Cuba Base

AmIsrael Here to Support Israel

While the world condemns Israel, a South American group brings a welcome message of support for the country.

South American Group in Israel on Support Mission