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AMIA's attack 26th Anniversary - A Special Conversation with Argentina's President Alberto Fernández

Dear friends:

Join me and AJC for this historic conversation with Argentina's President Fernández to pay tribute to the 85 victims of the AMIA attack and raise our collective voices against terrorism and antisemitism in all its forms.

See below the message from Juan Dircie, Deputy Director, AJC Belfer Institute for Latino and Latin American Affairs. Sign up and register and share the event with your organization's community.

Firstly, we must inform you that the date of the event has been moved and will take place on Thursday, July 16th, 2020, at 12 pm ET.

This year’s event will include a testimony from a survivor of the attack as well as a conversation with President Alberto Fernandez of Argentina.

Please share the event's details with your community by email and all social media outlets, to spread the word as widely as possible.

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Remembrance and Justice: A Special Conversation with the President of Argentina, H.E. Alberto Fernández, on the 26th Anniversary of the AMIA attack

It has been twenty-six years since AMIA – the institutional heart of Argentine Jewry – was targeted in a devastating terrorist attack perpetrated by Iran's proxy, Hezbollah.

Since the immediate aftermath of the attack and until the present day, AJC has been calling for justice and accountability for the single deadliest antisemitic incident since the Second World War. Over the past several years, after a turbulent investigative journey, Argentina has laudably identified Iran as responsible for the attack, designated all of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, and adopted the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism, with AJC’s active encouragement and support.

Today, despite the unprecedented difficulties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and domestic challenges in Argentina, President Alberto Fernández is strengthening ties with the United States, with Israel, and with the Jewish community in Argentina and around the world.

Register in advance for this program: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wKn9q8d-Scqyko8oToENdw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.