The Simon Wiesenthal Center came on stage today to reject the Argentina-Iran deal signed last week to jointly investigate the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires, following the rejection of AMIA and DAIA Jewish community centres.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that Argentina and Iran will meet to discuss the two bombings of Jewish targets in the 1990's, attacks in which Iran was accused by Argentine courts of playing a role.
Jewish groups criticized Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa after he defended the Iranian government yesterday comparing 85 people killed in the 1994 AMIA attacks with the victims of “NATO bombings in Libya” in 2011.
After meeting with officials from the AMIA and DAIA Jewish organizations and relatives of the 1994 bombing victims, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured that the agreement with Iran to create a truth commission “does not ignore the local justice system’s investigation.”
Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman insisted the government relight the case over the AMIA attack, by suggesting it be looked at “across all forums,” after visiting the American Jewish Community (AJC) this week.
During the ceremony commemorating the 18th anniversary of the bombing at the AMIA Argentine Jewish centre in Buenos Aires, the entity’s president Guillermo Borger restated the claim for justice for the victims of the 1994 terrorist attack.
High-ranking leaders in the Jewish community rejected a request by the Iranian government to meet with Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman next week during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, sources said.
Here listed is a timeline of recent attacks on the Israelis over the past six years.
Vienna's Jewish Museum holds hundreds of books and works of art that may have been stolen by Nazis, a newspaper reported today.
Vandals destroyed a monument to victims of a World War Two pogrom against Jews in Poland, covering it with racist inscriptions and swastikas in green paint, police said today.
President Shimon Peres urged Israelis today to rally against ultra-Orthodox Jewish zealots trying to impose their strict religious code on a troubled town near Jerusalem.
New York police ramped up security at synagogues and other Jewish institutions citywide following the deadly attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse, France.
A film about a Jewish hero being produced by Mel Gibson, the actor who went on a public anti-Semitic tirade in 2006, drew sharp criticism from Jewish leaders who felt it was a slap in their faces.