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The front of the AMIA building in Buenos Aires, with the names of the 85 people who died in the July 18, 1994 bombing that also left more ta 300 injured, July 18 July 2015. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Prosecutor: Terrorists behind Argentina’s AMIA bombing to be brought to justice

A prosecutor in Argentina told Israel Hayom he will not stop trying to apprehend those responsible for the 1994 deadly bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, following news that one of the alleged...
Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann at his trial in Jerusalem, part of the exhibit “Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann,” January to June 2020. Credit: Israel Government Press Office.

Eichmann was turned in by anti-Nazi geologist, German paper reveals

Sixty years after infamous Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was captured by Mossad agents and brought to Israel for trial, a German media outlet has revealed, for the first time, the identity of the person...

Aaron Yankelevich: a Jewish gaucho (A documentary in Spanish)

Did Jewish gauchos exist? Was Alberto Gerchunoff inspired by someone in particular? Documentary in Spanish about the life of Aaron Yankelevich. Produced by Norberto Wolman and Iris Yankelevich. Complete realization of Iván Cherjovsky. With the...
Ben-Gurion International Airport, April 18, 2021. Photo by Yossi Aloni/Flash90.

Israel issues severe COVID travel warning for Argentina, Russia, Seychelles

The Israeli Health Ministry on Sunday issued a severe travel warning for Argentina, Russia and the Seychelles, due to the severity of the coronavirus pandemic in those countries. The ministry warned that if morbidity figures...
Young Latin Americans expressing support for Nazism uncovered by Argentinian journalist Julio Lopez. Source: Screenshot.

Argentinian journalist exposes anti-Semitic, neo-Nazi groups in Latin America

Argentinian journalist Julio López recently discovered a Spanish-speaking hate network by creating a computer program that scans websites for hate speech. A journalist and hacker by trade, López originally sought to search for groups...

March 17, 1992: Attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires

The attack on the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires was a suicide bombing attack on the building of the Israeli embassy of Argentina, located in Buenos Aires, which was carried out on 17 March...
A protest in Buenos Aires marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Alberto Nisman, the Argentinian federal prosecutor who was investigating the AMIA Jewish center bombing, January 2016. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Justice is elusive six years after the murder of Alberto Nisman

This week marks six years since Argentine Special Prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found lifeless in his apartment. He was found dead the day before he was to provide evidence to the Argentine Congress he...
Remains of the AMIA Jewish center after the 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Credit: La Nación via Wikimedia Commons.

Argentina increases border security following tip of bomb plot against Jewish target

Argentina announced on Saturday that it is going to tighten security at its border with Paraguay after its embassy in Britain received an anonymous tip about a person possibly smuggling bomb-making materials into the...

August 14, 1889: 130 Russian Jewish families arrived in Argentina on the S.S. Weser...

On this date in 1889, 130 Russian Jewish families arrived in Argentina on the S.S. Weser and formed the settlement of Moisés Ville, named for Baron Maurice de Hirsch. Their presence and early rough-going...
U.S. deputy envoy on anti-Semitism Ellie Cohanim. Credit: Screenshot.

Anti-Semitism monitor to women’s group: Advances in Argentina, concern in Yemen

In an online briefing about anti-Semitism earlier this month, Ellie Cohanim, deputy special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism at the U.S. State Department, discussed the situation in South America and Yemen, where Iran...