The Friends of Zion Museum hosted newly-confirmed Guatemalan Ambassador to Israel Mario Bucaro following the official presentation of his diplomatic credentials to President Reuven Rivlin and the Israeli Foreign Ministry on Thursday.
At the event, FOZ founder Dr. Mike Evans explained that “Israel’s friends are a thousand times greater than her enemies, and Ambassador Bucaro, you are a true friend of Israel.”
The event was attended by high-profile Israeli, Guatemalan, Central and South American officials, including Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely.
“Everyone knows the history, the Jewish connection to our capital city (Jerusalem) for 3000 years, and you (Ambassador Bucaro) are expressing a very basic truth, but it takes a lot of bravery,” Hotovely said.
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