Members of organized communities estimate there are between 12,000 and 18,000 Jews currently living in Uruguay.
Since 2013, Uruguay has been an observer member of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. Uruguay encourages the implementation of national policies and programs in support of education and commemoration of the Holocaust. There are no reported property restitution claims or local laws on these issues. The Government of Uruguay has expressed a commitment to condemning and preventing any act of hate related to race, ethnic origin, or religion.