BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — Two years after the still mysterious death of AMIA Jewish Center bombing prosecutor Alberto Nisman the organizers of tributes to his memory appear hopeful that the circumstances of his death will be clarified. Tributes were held both in Argentina and Israel on Wednesday. “The is a glimmer of light at the…
BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — The late special prosecutor into the bombing of the AMIA Jewish center, Alberto Nisman, will be remembered both in Argentina and Israel on the second anniversary of his still-mysterious death, as the investigation into whether it was a murder or suicide continues. Federal prosecutor Eduardo Taiano, who is investigating the cause…
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — The fathers of two AMIA Jewish center bombing victims have been named as plaintiffs in a case against former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, which could reopen the investigation of the late prosecutor Alberto Nisman into a cover-up of Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing.
The United States will seek to join the U.N. Human Rights Council, reversing its policy of shunning the group and prompting concern among some Jewish organizations.
Scoring a come-from-behind victory at the ballot box, Tzipi Livni edged Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu, who had been the front-runner for nearly the entire race. Now with a national mandate, the question Livni faces is whether she can leverage her new political standing to assemble a coalition government quickly.
During his stops in Jordan and Israel, presidential contender Barack Obama stressed both his backing for tough Israeli security measures and his commitment to advancing the peace process.
In a surprise move, the governments of Israel and Syria announced that they are resuming peace talks — prompting a tepid endorsement from the United States.
Exit polls showed Hillary Clinton taking the Jewish vote in winning Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Pennsylvania.