A decision by U.S. Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein that Bank Hapoalim does not have to produce a witness from Israel could impair Bank of China’s defense against charges of knowingly providing funding for the 2006 terrorist attack that killed an American teenager.
Month: October 2013
Bank of China saw its subpoena of an Israeli bank quashed this month by a New York federal judge. Bank of China is being sued in connection with the 2006 terror attack that killed 16-year-old Daniel Wultz.
Two letters are placed on the desk of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, from two powerful countries and in complete contradiction. Will the Israeli leader who rose to global prominence after losing his own brother to terrorism stand with the victims of terror or help protect those accused of providing funding that allowed terrorists to murder an American teenager? Simon Shiffer and Nahum Barnea reveal the crossroads at which Benjamin Netanyahu stands to ponder Israel’s future and his own.