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This Day in the Yesteryear: BOMB KILLS 85, INJURES HUNDREDS AT ARGENTINEAN JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER (1994)


BOMB KILLS 85, INJURES HUNDREDS AT ARGENTINEAN JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER (1994)

At 200,000, Argentina’s Jewish community is the largest in Latin America. Sadly, during the 1990s in Buenos Aires, it became a target. In 1992, the Israeli Embassy was bombed. Two years later, the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association building was bombed, killing 85 and injuring hundreds. Argentine prosecutors have since accused the government of Iran and the Hezbollah militia of carrying out the 1994 attack, but no one has been convicted. Why was Judge Juan José Galeano removed from the case?More… Discuss