Mexican diplomat to be honoured for challenging UNESCO on anti-Israel vote

(JTA) – The Mexican diplomat who was fired from his ambassador position for walking out an anti-Israel vote by a United Nations agency will be honoured by the American Sephardic Federation.

Andres Roemer, who is Jewish, will be awarded the International Sephardic Leadership Award at a ceremony on May 21 at the Center for Jewish History in New York. The event will honor the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Jerusalem during the Six-Day War. [Read more…]

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