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News Brief

May 16, 2003
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Romania’s intelligence agency reportedly prevented an Iraqi terrorist strike against Israel. The Romanian intelligence agency SRI worked with foreign intelligence agencies to scotch plans by Iraq’s embassy in Bucharest to strike Israeli and Western targets in Romania before the recent war, the Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported, citing the Romanian news agency Rompres.

The Canadian Jewish community grew during the 1990s to nearly 330,000. According to the 2001 census, the number of people who identify themselves as Jewish in Canada increased by 3.7 per cent during the 1990s.

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