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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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Fascinating Buenos Aires history tour with Ernesto. Highly recommended for both Argentinian History... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
zlessner
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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simply fantastic

This is a must when you are in BA and it should be done the day that you arrive. The tour will... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
wdchuck1
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New York City, New York
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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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank zlessner
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

Thank wdchuck1
Reviewed 31 March 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

3  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

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 20 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

5  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
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I'd highly recommend Ernesto to every Jewish visitor to Buenos Aires. Sensational story teller. 10/10

3  Thank waynefriedman
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This tour was honestly one of the best experiences during my 11 days in Argentina. Rabbi Ernesto is extremely knowledgeable, warm and friendly. While this is advertised as Jewish Buenos Aires - it's so much more. Ernesto tells you about the long history of Buenos...More

2  Thank Iya B
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

If it were possible to give Ernesto a rating of 10 stars, I would gladly do so. The tour that I had with Ernesto today was the high point of my trip to Buenos Aires. Although the tour was booked as Jewish Buenos Aires, in...More

2  Thank 63traveltime63
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Phyllis K
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what email are you using and ill check
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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
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