Argentina's president-elect, Javier Milei, visits Lubavitcher rabbi's grave

 

December 8, 2023

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Javier Milei speaks during his campaign's closing rally in Cordoba, Argentina, Nov. 16, 2023.

(JTA) - Javier Milei, a colorful right-wing "anarcho-capitalist" who has said he would like to convert to Judaism, was elected president of Argentina. Milei's passionate love of Judaism and Israel has been one of the several unexpected qualities that Argentines and political analysts have become accustomed to during his rapid rise over the past year. Milei, 53, throughout his campaign blamed the outgoing government for soaring inflation and poverty rates. That government included Cristina Fern√°ndez de Kirchner - who has been accused of obstructing the investigation into the 1994 AMIA Jewis...



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