Traveling reminds us that the old is distinctive and the new melds together. I had never been to Thailand, or indeed to any country in Southeast Asia. As the bus rolled through the streets, nothing in the facade of the 7-Eleven convenience store or the crushed muddle of Bangkok traffic proved startling.
Courage To Remember, The Simon Wiesenthal Center's renowned Holocaust exhibition opened at United Nations Hall in Bangkok, Thailand in commemoration of International Holocaust Memorial Day.
Indian police have established a link between a bomb that wounded an Israeli diplomat's wife in New Delhi and a fumbled bomb plot in Thailand, the city's police chief said on Friday, adding that arrest warrants had been issued for three Iranians.
Another Iranian national was arrested in connection with a bombing in Bangkok.
Thailand's police chief said bombs that exploded in the capital earlier in the week were meant to target Israelis. “I can tell you that the target was specific and aimed at Israeli diplomatic staff,” the national police chief, Gen. Prewpan Dhamapong, told a Thai television station late Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.
Thai investigators believe they have found a link between this week's bomb blasts in Bangkok and New Delhi, a senior security official said Wednesday, two of three attacks Israel has blamed on Iran.
Bombs that exploded in a Bangkok house being shared by an Iranian national were being prepared for a large-scale attack against an Israeli target, unnamed Israeli officials are quoted as saying.
Shabbat in Bangkok? What business does a partisan of the 613 mitzvot have in a city of 1,000 temptations?