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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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Ultimately the BEST tour we've ever been on as it relate to the History of the Jew

I should first thank my wife for finding Rabbi Yattah, as if it not for her persistence< I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin O
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Montreal, Canada
A wonderful tour

This was a great experience. Ernesto wove the history of the Jews in Argentina with current issues... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HappyRetirees92662
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Newport Beach, California
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

I should first thank my wife for finding Rabbi Yattah, as if it not for her persistence< I would not be writing this review, On a scale of 1 to 100, I would rate our time with Ernest as a 150. This gentleman explained everything...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great experience. Ernesto wove the history of the Jews in Argentina with current issues. It was absolutely worth our time. Don't miss this if you are interested in Jewish history

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow.....my daughter and I had a fabulous day with Rabbi Yattah! We did his tour on our last day and it brought so much of our experience together. He is a true scholar, and made the material personal and accessible at the same time. We...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a one man operation that delivers a deeply satisfying experience. Ernesto Yattah provides a comprehensive socio-historical lecture-tour on the Jewish experience in Argentina. To provide perspective he situates it in a wider South American and world narrative. This isn’t just a dry facts...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

My husband and I absolutely loved Ernesto's tour of Buenos Aires. Ernesto is truly a scholar. He is extremely engaging and passionate about the history of Buenos Aires and it's Jewish influence, and we were glued to his every word. He takes you on a...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I found Ernesto the same way you just did, through this TripAdvisor website. He's not featured many places, so you stumbled across this page by searching "jewish tour buenos aires." You start reading this page and you're fairly surprised to see that he has 50...More

1  Thank Eli R
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

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

3  Thank Jeffrey B
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Reviewed 11 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 21 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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Murray L
27 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.
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Phyllis K
28 July 2017|
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what email are you using and ill check
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Iris O
9 July 2017|
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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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