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Jewish Buenos Aires Tour

Avenida Santa Fe 1688 Piso 3, Buenos Aires C1060ABP, Argentina
+54 9 11 5836-7095
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Master class in Jewish and Argentinian history from a knowledgeable guide / rabbi

Our family tour with Rabbi Ernesto Yattah (Dean of the Abrahama Joshua Heschel rabbinical school in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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If you are looking for an informative historical tour by a knowledgeable rabbi then this tour is... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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In this tour of Jewish BA we will visit the various sites of the Jewish community: the oldest synagogue in Buenos Aires, founded in 1862; the site of the Israeli embassy, bombed in 1992; the AMIA (Jewish Federation), bombed in 1994; the neighborhood of Once (the BA version of the Lower East side), including entry to an Ashkenazic and a Sephardic synagogue.Among the many topics we cover during the tour are: Sephardic Portuguese Crypto-Jews in Colonial Buenos Aires, Eastern European Jewish immigration to Argentina in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; the Jewish Gauchos of the Pampas; anti-Semitism in Argentina; Perón, Evita and their relationship with Germany, Nazi criminals and the Jewish people; the hunting of Eichmann; Orthodox, Conservative and Reform Judaism; Yiddish in BA; the two terrorist attacks in 1992 and 1994; the crisis of 2001 and 2002; the Argentine Jewish community and Israel; current issues and challenges in the community. . . and much much more! For more information, personalized itineraries and options and prices, please contact Ernesto directly.
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Avenida Santa Fe 1688 Piso 3, Buenos Aires C1060ABP, Argentina
+54 9 11 5836-7095

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family tour with Rabbi Ernesto Yattah (Dean of the Abrahama Joshua Heschel rabbinical school in Buenos Aires) was a master class in Jewish and Argentinian history. He expertly weaved together hundreds of years of social, political and religious history into a compelling narrative. Starting...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

If you are looking for an informative historical tour by a knowledgeable rabbi then this tour is for you. The tour can be streamlined to your needs but we allowed our guide/owner who to choose the itinerary and we were not disappointed. We were a...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We highly recommend Ernesto's tour for all ages and all backgrounds. While the tour is styled as a Jewish Buenos Aires Tour, Ernesto provides historical background on Argentina from all perspectives. His breadth of knowledge and personal anecdotes bring to life Argentinian history. Our teenage...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Fascinating Buenos Aires history tour with Ernesto. Highly recommended for both Argentinian History and South American Jewish History.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a must when you are in BA and it should be done the day that you arrive. The tour will give you a full understanding of not only the development of Buenos Aires but Latin America itself and how it all relates to...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I just finished the Jewish Buenos Aires tour with Rabbi Ernesto Yattah - it was FAB-U-LOUS!!!! The Rabbi was extremely friendly and welcoming, putting us both at ease immediately. He is also very intelligent, educated and passionate which translated into a truly...More

4  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

After reading so many glowing reviews of Rabbi Ernesto Yattah, I figured if he only lived up to half of what was written about him it would be a wonderful Jewish tour of Buenos Aires. Well, he lived up to everything said, and more! He...More

1  Thank roamerNewYorkCity
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is absolutely a "must" tour for learning the history of Buenos Aires and particularly the Jewish history of Buenos Aires. We have traveled extensively and this tour stands out as one of the best we have ever been on. Rabbi Ernesto makes history come...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The outstanding Jewish tour of Buenos Aires given by Rabbi Ernesto Yattah was both meaningful and memorable. It gave me and my husband a real feeling of connection with the Jews in Latin America. Rabbi Yattah speaks such fluent English that it was easy to...More

6  Thank Harriet4444
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had high expectations based on the Trip Advisor reviews and he did not disappoint! He had all of our attention for the entire tour. The stories he told of the history of Argentina and then weaving in the history of the Jews in Argentina...More

4  Thank jguttenberg
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Murray L
28 August 2017|
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Response from roamerNewYorkCity | Reviewed this property |
eyattah at hotmail. Sorry about the format of the email address. TripAdvisor doesn't allow an email address.
Phyllis K
28 July 2017|
Response from wdchuck1 | Reviewed this property |
what email are you using and ill check
Iris O
9 July 2017|
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Response from wdchuck1 | Reviewed this property |
hi contact him at the email below - he will respond promptly and will be very helpful- note that this is more of a history tour than a synagogue tour - VERY good!!! the site won't let me put a email address in the reply... More