Jewish Journal

Florencia Arbiser

  • Argentina BombingAcquittal Stirs Furor

    September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    On July 18, 1994, Paola Czyzewski was at the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires when terrorists bombed it, killing the 21-year-old law student and 84 other people.

    Ten years later, the Czyzewski family -- like most of the victims' relatives -- did not go to an Argentine...

  • Rites to Mark Argentine Terror Attack

    July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    At 9:53 a.m. this Sunday in Buenos Aires, a loud siren will sound in front of 633 Pasteur St., where the AMIA Jewish community center is located.

    The siren will mark the moment 10 years ago when a bomb went off, killing 85 people in the most devastating terrorist attack in modern...

  • L.A. Jews Aid Argentines

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The plight of Argentine Jews hammered by the collapse of their country's economy was forcefully brought home to a contingent of Los Angeles Jews this month.

    Twenty-two young leaders active at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles joined the United Jewish Communities (UJC)/Ben...

  • The Last Seder

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    There is a group of six close friends here in their early 30s who have been sharing life-cycle events for more than half of their lives. Some met in high school, others while kicking soccer balls in the streets of the quiet Villa Devoto neighborhood. For the past six years, they have...

  • Forum Tries to Help Argentine Jews

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Like the more than 2 million Jews who came to the United States at the turn of the 20th century in search of the American dream, thousands went further south -- to Argentina -- hoping to find a brighter future.

    Now, with Argentina in the throes of a wrenching political and economic...