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Seeking Justice for America’s Forgotten Victims

N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation & Public Policy

January 2013

Reforming the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Terrorism Exception

On the morning of February 25, 1996, Ira Weinstein, a 53-year-old native New Yorker and United States citizen, was riding on public bus in Jerusalem. When the bus arrived at one of its usual stops on Jaffa Street, a Palestinian suicide bomber named Magid Wardah boarded.

Ilana Drescher

Ilana Drescher