Jodor Jalit

Jodor Jalit holds a Masters Degree from Universidad de la Defensa Nacional and is a Professor at Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (Argentina). He is a founding member of the South American-Arab Countries Institute, and founding Director at El Intérprete Digital. He has reported on the Argentine-Arab community for Diario Sirio Libanés, and contributed to local and international media. His most recent writing is about Syrian immigrants and Argentine policies and has been included in the book "Arab Worlds Beyond the Middle East and North Africa" (Lexington Books, 2021).

From Ottoman Syria to Argentina

02 August 2021
In 1913, my great-grandfather snuck onboard a ship in Beirut, bound for Argentina. The decades that followed are my own family’s history, as well as one part of the story...

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