On July 18, 1994, the deadliest single attack on a Jewish Diaspora community since the Holocaust took place in Argentina. The Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) Jewish Center in Buenos Aires, which housed many of Argentina’s key Jewish institutions, was blown apart by a suicide bomber. The blast killed 85 people and injured hundreds. Immediately following the attack, AJC sent a delegation to Buenos Aires to express solidarity with the Jewish community and to meet with government officials. AJC has been fighting ever since to bring the perpetrators to trial for this horrific act of terrorism.
Please join us for a very special program, featuring: MEMORIAL SERVICE For the victims led by Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski of Congregation Sulam Yaakov and Rabbi Marcelo Kormis from Temple Beth El in Fairfield. Both will share their personal reflections. A KEYNOTE DISCUSSION Hezbollah Then and Now” with Dr. Jonathan Schanzer, Senior Vice President of The Foundation For Defense of Democracies. Dr. Jonathan Schanzer Senior Vice President of The Foundation For Defense of Democracies
Monday, August 5, 2019 | 7:30 pm Jewish Community Center of Harrison, Harrison, New York This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments served.
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