Argentina

24th Annual AMIA Community Commemoration

Twenty-four years ago this July, Buenos Aires’ Jewish community fell victim to a brutal terrorist attack. On July 18, 1994, the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) was bombed, leaving 85 people dead and hundreds injured. It was the deadliest terrorist attack in Argentina’s history. Home to a significant Argentinian Jewish Community, B’nai Brith Canada Winnipeg …

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Winnipeg Commemorates the Horrific AMIA Bombing

July 22, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – This past Thursday, July 18th, marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the horrific AMIA bombing, an antisemitic terrorist attack against a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that left eighty-five dead and hundreds injured. What followed was a whirlwind of presidential corruption, clandestine political dealings, assassinations, and inaction, specifically …

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Remembering the AMIA Bombing: A Quarter Century of Injustice

June 25, 2019 By Jakob Glogauer and Toviel Kosmin-Rose B’nai Brith Canada Twenty-five years have elapsed since the horrific bombing of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) Jewish community centre on July 18, 1994 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The attack left 85 people dead, hundreds injured and destroyed the AMIA building as well as adjacent buildings …

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Students From German School Dress As Nazis, Attack Jewish Students in Argentine Nightclub

  By Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada While Argentinian-Jewish high school students were enjoying their graduation festivities at a costume party hosted in a nightclub, little did they know that their party would be crashed by Nazis. That’s right: Nazis. That would be 50 students from another high school dressed as Nazis, who not only …

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