July 7, 2022
It is the deadliest antisemitic attack outside of Israel since the Holocaust: On July 18, 1994, Iranian-backed terrorists drove a bomb-laden truck into the Argentine Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) Jewish Center in Buenos Aires, killing 80 and wounding 300. 28 years later, how has the attack on AMIA impacted the continent, its Jewish population, and its approach to combating antisemitism? This week, Fernando Lottenberg, the first Organization of American States (OAS) Commissioner to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, and Dina Siegel Vann, Director of AJC's Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Institute for Latino and Latin American Affairs, join us to discuss the progress that’s been made since the attack, and the work left to do in Latin America.
Then, Manya Brachear Pashman reflects on the deadly shooting in Highland Park, IL over the 4th of July weekend.
- (0:40) Dina Siegel Vann and Fernando Lottenberg
- (23:39) Manya Brachear Pashman
A Bomb in Argentina: ‘The Jewish community is standing and fighting.'
Listen to our latest episode: Is the Golden Age of American Jewry Over? An AJC Global Forum Great Debate
Don’t forget to subscribe to People of the Pod on your favorite podcast app, and learn more at AJC.org/PeopleofthePod
You can reach us at: email@example.com
If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please be sure to tell your friends, tag us on social media with #PeopleofthePod, and hop onto Apple Podcasts to rate us and write a review, to help more listeners find us.