Over 30 students of the North Shore Hebrew Academy High School from New York are visiting Buenos Aires this November for the first time. The goal of this educational trip is to learn about the Jewish heritage of Argentina as well as enjoy of the many attractions of Buenos Aires.
Argentina has one of the largest Jewish communities worlwide.
The highlights of the itinerary include visits to the new AMIA building, the Jewish cemetery of Tablada, the Anne Frank center in Buenos Aires, and main synagogues in the city, among other interesting places. Moreover, the group will enjoy a Kosher asado (Argentinean style BBQ) at a estancia (Argentinean ranch). A chessed activity will took place at Ledor Vador, a home for Jewish elderly supported by the JDC among other contributors.
Two Jewish schools will be visited by the North Shore Hebrew Academy High School, sharing activities with the Argentinean students.
Buenos Aires is called the pearl of South America. This city has an intensive culture activity as well as a beautiful French inspired architecture.
The Goverment of the city of Buenos Aires, has launched recently the programme Buenos Aires Kosher. Buenos Aires is a Kosher friendly city, full of Kosher restaurants, supermarkets and bakeries.
The 16 years old students will be hosted by Kosherlat.