The Iranian government officially agreed to establish a “truth commission” with Argentina to jointly investigate the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center.
Argentinean Foreign Minister Hector Timerman met with the relatives of victims of the 1994 AMIA Jewish center bombing to update them on negotiations with Iran.
The president of the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aires was granted a two-month leave of absence after the center's parties failed to form a coalition to name a successor.
No clear winner emerged in elections to lead the central Jewish institution in Buenos Aires. Some 10,757 voters, more than doubling the number from 2008, participated in Sunday's elections to lead the AMIA Jewish center in the Argentinian capital.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad chose Ahmad Vahidi, wanted by Argentina over the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre, as his new defence minister.
During the last few weeks of his life, when the brain cancer that had stalked him for eight years was about to claim victory, Daniel Jacoby spent hours on his laptop.
Construction crews broke ground at the site of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue (MJCS) last week -- two and a half years after the congregation held a gala groundbreaking celebration for the new $10 million building.
"Building in Malibu is legendary -- it's very difficult to get through the regulatory process. Thank God, we've made it through all of that," said George Greenberg, congregation president.