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Tag: South America
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December 21, 2011 | 10:45 am
A bloc of South American countries has signed a free trade agreement with the Palestinian Authority.
MERCOSUR, the political and economic consortium made up of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, on Tuesday in Uruguay signed the first trade deal between the PA and nations outside of the Arab world, The Associated Press reported.
Israel controls imports and exports from the West Bank and Gaza Strip, rendering the deal symbolic, according to the AP.
November 17, 2011 | 10:48 am
The Jewish Agency has established a Fund for the Jewish Future to strengthen the connection of young South American Jews to Israel and to the global Jewish community.
The program, announced Wednesday at the Jewish Agency Board of Governors meeting in Buenos Aires, will launch next...
January 24, 2011 | 2:43 pm
Peru joined several Latin and South American states in recognizing a Palestinian state.
“Today the government communicated to the ambassador of Palestine in Lima recognition of the Palestinian state as free and sovereign,” Peruvian Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Garcia Belaunde...
October 5, 2009 | 12:29 pm
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April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm
In this silent video excerpt from the book/dvd/cd combo '300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions' Marla Berkowitz explains new signs for Matzoh and Passover and then asks the Four Questions in American Sign Language (ASL).
Fu san ede a neti disi de difrenti fu tra neti?
That means, "Why...
March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm
April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm
"So, where are you doing the seder?" asks my mother, on the other end of my computer's crackly speakers.
I had just arrived in Patagonia, a beautiful region of Argentina, blessed with sparkling blue lakes, snow-capped mountains and forests on fire with the colors of fall.
February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Benjamin Alan Eder died on Dec. 11, 2001, lost at sea along with three other men aboard the F/V Nesika, at age 21.
Eder was born in Coos Bay, Ore., on March 22, 1980, and lived in Port Orford, Ore. until 1986, after which he moved with his family to Newport, Ore. He graduated...