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  • Women of the Word

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    June 27, 2013 | 8:17 am

    On a recent trip to New York, I spent Shabbat morning at The Jewish Center in Manhattan, a vibrant Modern Orthodox community. As services came to a close, the 500 congregants did not make the typical mad rush for the door. Instead, everyone remained seated, anxiously waiting to...

  • Iran confirms pact with Argentina to jointly probe AMIA attack

    May 20, 2013 | 4:28 pm

    The Iranian government officially agreed to establish a “truth commission” with Argentina to jointly investigate the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center.

    Ali Pakdaman, the business attache of Iran in Buenos Aires, said Monday that Iran formally accepted the pact, marking the...

  • AMIA bombing relatives updated on Iran negotiations

    December 26, 2012 | 3:52 pm

    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 update came three months after Timerman's first public meeting with his Iranian counterpart.

    “The only...

  • AMIA president taking leave after parties fail to form coalition

    August 31, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    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.

    Guillermo Borger asked last week for the leave of absence due to “personal necessity to return to my business...

  • Argentina Jewish center’s vote provides no clear winner

    April 11, 2011 | 2:30 pm

    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.

    Since no candidate obtained more...

  • Bombing Suspect Ahmad Vahidi overwhelmingly chosen to be Iran’s defense minister [VIDEO]

    September 4, 2009 | 12:27 am

    From BBCNews.com.

    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad chose Ahmad Vahidi, wanted by Argentina over the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre, as his new defence minister.

    Mr Vahidi was strongly supported by Iran’s parliament, the Majlis, with 227 MPs backing him out of 286, Iranian Speaker Ali Larijani said.

    Read the full story at BBCNews.com.


  • New Camp Gives Life to a Dying Wish

    By Julie G Fax

    September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    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.

    Jacoby, 38 when he died last March, could barely speak or get up, but he propped "Nonprofit Kit for Dummies" on his...

  • Malibu Shul Begins Building—Finally

    By Julie G Fax

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    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...