As consul general of Peru in Geneva, Barreto issued 27 Peruvian passports to 58 Jews, including 14 children, even though the government of Peru by 1938 had given instructions to its consulates in Europe not to issue visas to foreign immigrants — with an emphasis on Jews in particular.
An overflow crowd of hundreds of community activists, diplomats and religious leaders watched, as Irina Bokova, UNESCO's Director General joined with official co-sponsors; Israel, Canada, United States and Montenegro at the unveiling ceremony.
Omar Barghouti, one of the leaders of the BDS movement, said "If the four men are brought before a court, then we should prosecute the Palestinian Authority for serving the Israeli occupation's project."
(JTA) — Police arrested two men in the severe beating of a Jewish man in Creteil, a Paris suburb. It was the second anti-Semitic attack there in the last week, a local Jewish watchdog group said. In the later attack, on May 30, three men in their 20s hit the Jewish man in his face […]