WJC News Update – One year after he Burgas bombing Bulgaria struggles to track down masterminds

WJC News Update – One year after he Burgas bombing Bulgaria struggles to track down masterminds

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News updates from the World Jewish Congress website – 18 July 2013

AMIA bombing anniversary: Nisman presents Iran report to Latin American Jewish Congress

Ahead of the 19th anniversary of the AMIA bombing, the prosecutor in the case, Alberto Nisman, presented his report on Iranian terrorist infiltration of Latin America to Jewish leaders and security officials.

One year after he Burgas bombing Bulgaria struggles to track down masterminds

18 Jul 2013 Exactly a year after an anti-Israeli bus bombing killed six people, Bulgaria is struggling to identify the attacker or confirm his suspected links to Hezbollah or Iran.  READ MORE »

Daniel Schwammenthal: To honor the Burgas victims, condemn Hezbollah – Wall Street Journal

18 Jul 2013 The EU’s arguments against designating the Lebanon-based group as a terrorist organization were weak even before the bombing attack in Bulgaria on 18 July 2012. READ MORE »

University of California elects first Muslim regent despite backlash from Jewish groups

18 Jul 2013 The University of California’s Governing Board confirmed its first Muslim student member on Wednesday, despite some Jewish groups’ claims that she marginalized Jewish students and promoted an anti-Israel agenda. READ MORE »

Berlin hotel keepers unite against Holocaust denier

18 Jul 2013 The revisionist British historian David Irving has been turned away by an association of German hotels.  READ MORE »

Washington to push for Israeli seat on UN Security Council – Daily Beast

18 Jul 2013 President Obama’s nominee to be ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, promised to fiercely advocate for the Jewish state, including fighting to help Israel obtain a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council. READ MORE »

European, Polish Jewish leaders meet in Brussels to discuss fight against Poland’s shechita ban

17 Jul 2013 Leaders of the European Jewish Congress, the Conference of European Rabbis and the Polish Jewish Community will hold a press conference on Thursday, 18 July 2013, at 1:00 PM, in Brussels. READ MORE »