Synonyms for timerman or Related words with timerman
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was born in Buenos Aires to Risha (née Mindlin) and Jacobo
. He is of Lithuanian Jewish descent.
was born in Bar, Ukraine, to Jewish parents Eve Berman and Nathan
. To escape the persecution of Jews and pogroms there, the family emigrated to Argentina in 1928, when he was five years old and his brother Joseph was seven. The family lived in the Jewish area of Buenos Aires, restricted by their poverty to occupying a single room.
took a job at age 12 after the death of his father. While young,
lost an eye due to infection.
In 1982, Colonel Ramón Camps (the Buenos Aires Police Chief who had been directly involved in torturing
) wrote, with assistance from "La Prensa" publisher Máximo Gainza, "Caso
: Punto final", a response to "Prisoner Without a Name." He wrote that
“was destroying the bases of society” with "La Opinión", particularly its “cultural supplements and section on international politics.” He called
a “champion” of Marxism, "the heresy of modern times".
, an Argentine Jewish immigrant from Ukraine, had previously launched numerous successful news publications in Argentina, notably "Primera Plana" and "Confirmado" news magazines. Billed as "the news daily for the great minority" in an initial publicity campaign written by a friend of
, author Pedro Orgambide, "La Opinión" adopted an editorial line described by
as "rightist economically, centrist politically and leftist culturally."
Sometime after the publication of "The Longest War",
left Israel with his wife. According to journalist Amos Elon,
felt disappointed by the Israeli state—not "like a Jew coming home", as he had hoped. Nevertheless, said
, "I am an Israeli citizen, I behave like an Israeli citizen, and I am always going to be an Israeli citizen."
said: "But being a Zionist is not forbidden."
died in 1992, Jacobo suffered severe depression.
became director of "La Razón" (The Reason), but also published articles in other papers. As a journalist,
continued to criticize the government of Israel for what he considered its shortcomings. A 1987 op-ed by
in "El Pais" described Israel as "intoxicated", akin to a European colonial power in its exploitation of Palestinian labor.
President Videla complained to a newly appointed Israeli ambassador in 1980 that
was “orchestrating a campaign to defame Argentina around the world.” The Argentine government maintained that
had been arrested mostly because of his involvement with David Graiver. Argentine diplomats continued to pressure Israel on the topic, saying that
"takes the name of the Holocaust in vain by comparing Argentina today with Nazi Germany". Israel reduced its official discussion of
, retracting from the "Southern Cone" a pamphlet that discussed awards he received in Israel.
was an early critic of Carlos Saúl Menem of the Justicialist Party, who became a presidential candidate after serving as governor of La Rioja Province. In 1988, during the presidential campaign,
criticized Menem's plan to establish a free port at Isla Martin Garcia, saying it would encourage drug trafficking and money laundering. Menem filed a libel suit against the journalist that year.
was acquitted in the trial, as well as in an appeals trial.
opposed Menem during his election campaign in 1988.
During the 1976-1983 dictatorship, some Jewish prisoners of the armed forces, notably Jacobo
settled in New York with his wife and three children.
Diament, Mario. "The
Affair: Seven years after the appearance of 'Prisoner
wrote later that he was arrested by "the extremist sector of the army", which "was also the heart of Nazi operations in Argentina". He said his captors accused him of involvement in the “Andinia Plan” (the alleged Zionist conspiracy to control part of Argentina).
believed that these jailers spared his life because they saw him as a potentially crucial source of information about the plan. The guards also interrogated
about his relationship to the late banker David Graiver.
was subjected to electric shock torture, beatings, and solitary confinement.
He returned to Argentina in January 1984, and edited "La Razón" until 1987.
died in 1999.
Argentine Foreign Secretary Hector
, the first foreign minister from Latin America to visit the Philippines under the administration of President Aquino. Del Rosario and
are to discuss how to broaden the relations and people and cultural engagement between the two countries.
According to a 2001 account by Timerman's son Héctor, Israeli Ambassador Ram Nirgad and the American-Argentine rabbi Marshall Meyer visited the
house. Nirgad asked
to sign a letter saying that he was well treated and had no problems with the government. The journalist refused and said he'd rather remain in detention.
founded "Primera Plana", an Argentine news-weekly often compared to the American publication, "Time" magazine. In 1964
resigned as editor of "Primera Plana," amid rumors of official threats due to his "line of opposition to the government". The magazine announced Timerman's resignation the week after it had reported on government threats to sanction uncooperative publications.
founded "La Opinión" in 1971, which many considered "the greatest of his career. With it,
began to cover topics in more depth and journalists signed their articles, so their work could be identified. His model was the French newspaper, "Le Monde."
The failure of the Lefever nomination disappointed the Argentine government. Aja Espil, the Argentine ambassador in Washington, wrote to his government that “it must be analyzed not as an isolated incident, but in conjunction with a resurgence in the campaign against the Argentinian government, exacerbated by the publicity over
and his book”.
became the object of increasing political controversy in the US. As his high-profile alarmed the Argentine military government, it responded by releasing interrogation transcripts suggesting a connection between
and the discredited Graiver.
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