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From the Editor: Dark times in the City of Lights

Michael Regenstreif

Michael Regenstreif

The news from Paris this month was shocking and tragic. It began, January 7, when Islamist terrorists attacked the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine known for its uncompromising skewering of politicians and religion. Ten of the magazine’s staff members – mostly editors and cartoonists – and two police officers were massacred. [Read more...]

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Argentines in Israel to hold ‘I am Nisman’ protest

his ad is appearing on social media for a protest outside the Argentine Embassy in Israel on Jan. 23, 2015. (From the Kehila Latina in Israel Facebook page)

Ad appearing on social media for a protest outside the Argentine Embassy in Israel on Jan. 23, 2015. (From the Kehila Latina in Israel Facebook page)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) – A group of Argentines in Israel will hold an “I am Nisman” protest at the Argentine Embassy to raise questions about the suspicious shooting death of the AMIA special prosecutor. [Read more...]

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Argentina releases Nisman’s evidence on secret Iran-AMIA deal

85 people were killed, more than 300 injured, and the AMIA building was destroyed in a bombing, July 18, 1994, in Buenos Aries, Argentina.

85 people were killed, more than 300 injured, and the AMIA building was destroyed in a bombing, July 18, 1994, in Buenos Aries, Argentina.(Photo: Wikipedia)

(JTA) – Argentine judicial officials made public the 300-page criminal complaint that details evidence linking Argentina’s senior political echelon to a deal to hide Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires. [Read more...]

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