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Buenos Aires
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The capital of the Republic of Argentina is the place of the largest Jewish community in Latin America. Many of the early immigrants who had come to Argentina since 1889 in their search for the (South) American Dream traveled via Buenos Aires to the agricultural colonies of the Jewish Colonization Association but many others stayed in the city…

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Liliana Ruth Feierstein, Heidelberg and Ricardo Feierstein, Buenos Aires, “Buenos Aires”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0129>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409

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