In 1962, the Latin American Jewish Synagogue was founded in Buenos Aires, Argentina, under the name of Jewish religious leader Marshall Meyer, to create and train religious leaders with Jewish values and traditions.
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Rabbi Ariel Stofenmacher presented to the Pope a proposal for social change to combat the world’s ills such as indifference, pain, and distrust.
At the Vatican on Friday, December 02, the President of the Latin American Synagogue, Rabbi Ariel Stauffenmacher, and several representatives met the Pope and presented a proposal to renew the training of clergy from a common spiritual perspective.
Rabbi Ariel Stofenmacher stated that the purpose of this program is to renew the formation of Latin American Judaism from a general spiritual point of view and to transform spiritual leaders into agents of social change. He said that he is ready to work together with the Holy Father in an effort to bring about social change through educational institutions, spiritual and youth movements.
On Tuesday, November 29, a conference organized by representatives of Latin American Judaism in memory of the theologian Abraham Joshua Heschel at the Gregorian University of Rome was attended by a number of seminary students and students of the Gregorian University.
The Latin American Jewish Theological Seminary is a center of excellence that highlights Jewish spirituality and education. Founded in 1962 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, under the name of Jewish rabbi Marshall Mayer, it was started to train and educate students of that religion with Jewish values and traditions.