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Meet Argentina’s Axel Wahnish, first-ever rabbi to be appointed ambassador to Israel

The spiritual leader reportedly had a deeply moving personal audience with then-rising star Javier Milei, whose election as president could now put...

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Israel signs agreement with South American soccer federation, paving way for elite play

Pact opens door for Jewish state to compete in continent’s prestigious tournaments and increases collaboration in development, coaching and...

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Argentina’s Javier Milei tells Miami shul he has Jewish heritage

Pro-Israel politician reveals his grandfather learned shortly before dying that his mother was a Jew, in latest Jewish-related development for the...

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Argentina Jewish umbrella group denounces decision to shut anti-discrimination office

President Javier Milei says INADI being closed as part of nationwide austerity measures, though he has also accused office of engaging in...

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Argentine President Milei expresses solidarity with Israel at Jewish sports event

Right-wing, pro-Israel firebrand shares ‘unalterable commitment’ to State of Israel, Jewish people ‘in their fight against Islamic...

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Argentina’s Javier Milei cites Hanukkah at inauguration, gifts menorah to Zelensky

In inaugural address, new right-wing president displays prominent fascination with Judaism, invokes story of Maccabees as he celebrates improbable...

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Argentine soccer announcer who advocates for hostages celebrates aunt’s release

Hernan Feler, a Jewish soccer commentator, has used his platform to champion the cause of those kidnapped by Hamas

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4 Argentine Israelis dead, others missing from kibbutzim after Hamas attack

JTA — Argentina’s Jewish community is reeling after at least four people with local roots were killed in the Hamas attack on Israel Saturday,...

09.10.2023 20

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Outcry over official Spanish definition of Jew as ‘greedy or usurious’ person

JTA — Over 20 Jewish groups from the United States and Spanish-speaking countries are calling on Spain’s linguistic authority to drop two...

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