Uruguayan Jews

Posted Jul 27, 2010
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  1. Gabe Saporta

    Gabe Saporta


    Gabriel Eduardo "Gabe" Saporta (born October 11, 1979) is an Uruguayan American musician, he is the lead singer and primary creative force behind the synthpop band Cobra Starship. He was previously the lead singer, bassist, and lyricist for the pop punk band Midtown.

  2. Daniel Hendler

    Daniel Hendler


    Daniel Hendler (born 3 January 1976) is an Uruguayan film, television, and theatre actor who works mainly in the cinema of Argentina, where he lives. He is known for his starring roles in films such as Bottom of the Sea, Family Law, The Paranoids, Phase 7 and award-winning Lost Embrace by director Daniel Burman, with whom he worked many times. Working on both sides of the Río de la Plata, Hendler achieved international recognition due to his awards as an actor. In 2004, he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival for his performance in Lost Embrace. He made his debut as screenwriter and director with the film Norberto's Deadline in 2010. Hendler is part of the generation of actors who revitalized the Uruguayan cinema with films like 25 Watts, and is one of the regular actors of the so-called New Argentine Cinema.

  3. Jorge Drexler

    Jorge Drexler


    Jorge Drexler (born Jorge Abner Drexler Prada; September 21, 1964) is a Uruguayan musician, actor. He is a doctor specialized in otolaryngology.

  4. Lucía Topolansky

    Lucía Topolansky


    Lucía Topolansky Saavedra (born September 25, 1944) is a Uruguayan politician who has served as a Senator since 2010. Topolansky, who is the wife of former President José Mujica, was the First Lady of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015.

  5. Andy Ram

    Andy Ram


    Andy Ram (Hebrew: אנדי רם‎; born April 10, 1980) is a retired Israeli professional tennis player. He is primarily a doubles player.

  6. Mario Wschebor

    Mario Wschebor


    Mario Wschebor Wonsever (3 December 1939 – 16 September 2011) was an Uruguayan mathematician. He earned his degree at the University of the Republic, Uruguay, where he was Dean of the Faculty of Sciences between 1987 and 1997, after actively participating in the process of its creation. Another important contribution from this period was the "Document of the four deans", in which the need to create a national system of tertiary education was laid out.

  7. Adrián Caetano

    Adrián Caetano


    Israel Adrián Caetano (born 1969 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is an Uruguayan-Argentine film director, producer and screenplay writer.

  8. Marcelo Lipatin

    Marcelo Lipatin


    Marcelo Lipatín López (born January 28, 1977) is a Uruguayan professional football (soccer) player.

  9. Oscar Moglia

    Oscar Moglia


    Oscar Aldo Moglia (February 1, 1935 – October 8, 1989) was a basketball player from Uruguay. He was Jewish. He won the bronze medal with the men's national team at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. He was the tournament's top scorer at the 1954 FIBA World Championship.

  10. Ricardo Ehrlich

    Ricardo Ehrlich


    Ricardo Ehrlich (Montevideo, born November 4, 1948) is a Uruguayan biologist and a political figure.

  11. Gabriel Wilensky

    Gabriel Wilensky


    Gabriel Wilensky (born April 23, 1964) is an American author, software developer and entrepreneur. He was born in Uruguay, where his Eastern-European grandparents had emigrated to before the Second World War. He is the author of the book Six Million Crucifixions (2010), which traces the history of antisemitism in Christianity and the role it played in the Holocaust.

  12. Hanoch Piven

    Hanoch Piven


    Hanoch Piven (born August 21, 1963 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is an Israeli mixed media artist best known for his celebrity caricatures.

  13. Monsieur Chouchani

    Monsieur Chouchani


    Monsieur Chouchani (January 9 1895 – January 26 1968), or "Shushani," is the nickname of an otherwise anonymous and enigmatic Jewish teacher who taught a small number of distinguished students in post-World War II Europe and elsewhere, including Emmanuel Levinas and Elie Wiesel.

  14. Luis Camnitzer

    Luis Camnitzer


    Luis Camnitzer (born 1937) is a German-born Uruguayan artist and academic who resides in the United States.

  15. Mauricio Rosencof

    Mauricio Rosencof


    Mauricio Rosencof (born June 30, 1933) is a well-known Uruguayan playwright, poet and journalist from Florida, Uruguay. Since 2005 he has been Director of Culture of the Municipality of Montevideo.

  16. Bernardo Sorj

    Bernardo Sorj


    Bernardo Sorj (born September 1948, Montevideo, Uruguay) is a Brazilian social scientist, retired professor of Sociology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He is Director of The Edelstein Center for Social Research and of the Plataforma Democrática Project. and visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo. He has published 30 books and more than 100 articles, on Latin American political development, international relations, the social impact of new technologies, social theory and Judaism.

  17. Moshe Halbertal

    Moshe Halbertal


    Moshe Halbertal (born Montevideo, Uruguay, 1958), is a noted Israeli Jewish philosopher, professor and writer.

  18. Alejandro Stock

    Alejandro Stock


    Alejandro Stock Silberman is a Uruguayan-Spanish artist. Silberman was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1965, of Jewish-Russian origin through his mother Lidia Silberman and of Jewish-Austrian origin on his father side. Since 1993 he has lived and worked in Madrid, Spain. At an early age, he felt an artistic calling, entering his first workshop at the age of 5. He has realized a number of artistic and painting studies with the master Nelson Ramos in the Centro de Estudios Artísticos as well as different courses, fellowships and workshops in Uruguay, USA and Spain.

  19. Hugo Fernández Faingold

    Hugo Fernández Faingold


    Hugo Fernández Faingold (born 1 March 1947) is a Uruguayan political figure, who served as Vice President of Uruguay.

  20. Manuel Tenenbaum

    Manuel Tenenbaum


    Manuel Tenenbaum (1934 – February 2, 2016) was a Uruguayan educator, historian and philanthropist. He was the author of books and articles about Jewish history. He served as the executive director of the Latin American Jewish Congress, the South American branch of the World Jewish Congress, from 1978 to 2007.

  21. Zoma Baitler

    Zoma Baitler


    Zoma Baitler (Šančiai, Lithuania 3 April 1908 – Montevideo, Uruguay, 16 June 1994) was a Lithuanian-born Uruguayan artist and diplomat.

  22. Henny Trayles

    Henny Trayles


    Henny Trylesinski, also known as Henny Trayles (Hamburg, 4 June 1937) is a German-born Uruguayan actress and comedian who lives in Argentina.

  23. Benjamín Nahum

    Benjamín Nahum


    Benjamín Nahum (bon 1937) is a Uruguayan historian.

  24. Gabriela Acher

    Gabriela Acher


    Gabriela Acher (born 5 August 1944 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan actress and comedian, active in Argentina.

  25. Orlando Petinatti

    Orlando Petinatti


    Freddy Nieuchowicz Abramovich (born 30 March, 1968 in Montevideo), also known as Orlando Petinatti, is a Uruguayan entertainer and radio host. He is renowned for his program Malos pensamientos ("Ill thoughts"), which has been broadcast since 1991.

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