27 March 2007

Argentina: the history of Jewish gauchos

Learn about the Jewish gauchos (cowboys) of Argentina in this BBC Photo Journal.

This feature focuses on Arminio Seiferheld of Moisesville. His father escaped Nazi Germany, moved to Argentina, traded three bicycles for three cows and began his new life. The town was founded in 1890 as one of the Baron Hirsch colonies.

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