If Damian Szifron’s “Wild Tales” (“Relatos Salvajes” in Spanish) wins an Academy Award on February 22 it will be Argentina’s third Oscar and the first for a film directed by an Argentine Jew.
Some questioned the link between the president of Argentina’s ‘adoption’ of a Jewish godson and a legend about werewolves. Diego Melamed insists the story is 100% true!
Israel’s not in the World Cup, and none of the star players is Jewish. But there are still some Jewish things about Brazil 2014.
Pope Francis is bringing along not one but two Argentinean rabbis on his trip to the Holy Land.
There is a town in Spain called Castrillo Matajudios, and in Colombia ‘Matajudios’ is a common surname. The problem is, in Spanish one meaning of the name is ‘Kills Jews.’
When he takes the oath of office in December as a new member of Argentina’s lower house of parliament, Rabbi Sergio Bergman will eschew the Christian Bible used by other legislators in favor of the Five Books of Moses.