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July 6, 1907: Frida Kahlo, considered one of Mexico’s greatest artists, was born

Artist Frida Kahlo was considered one of Mexico's greatest artists who began painting mostly self-portraits after she was severely injured in a bus accident. Kahlo later became politically active and married fellow communist artist...

Our special event for Mexican Jews: Yiddish-Meksikanish: Exploring Yiddish Poetry in Mexico

Yiddish-Meksikanish: Exploring Yiddish Poetry in Mexico. Mexico City was a lively center of Yiddish culture, art, and education and it was the destination for tens of thousands of Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Mizrahi Jewish immigrants in the...

A muzikalisher ovnt of Yiddish mit internatzionale zinguers

Listen and enjoy the quality and content of the world Yiddish music concert organized by Chivis Bialik with Bet-el México for everyone! A muzikalisher ovnt of Yiddish mit internatzionale zinguers. A musical night in Yiddish...

From China to Mexico, Message at Chabad Women’s Banquet Was Love

Two weeks ago to the day, as the COVID-19 coronavirus was rapidly spreading through the Chinese city of Wuhan, Rochel Kalmenson and her husband, Rabbi Yekutiel Kalmenson, co-directors of Chabad-Lubavitch of Ningbo, China, and their three young children, boarded...
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) delivering a speech on Nov. 30, 2019, at the American Muslims for Palestine convention in Chicago. Credit: American Muslims for Palestine.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib compares U.S.-Mexico border situation to Gaza Strip

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) over the weekend compared the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border to that of Gaza and Israel. “Do you know what I saw at the border? I saw Gaza,” said Tlaib, the...
The Elbit Systems Integrated Fixed Towers system. Photo: Courtesy.

Israeli company wins bid to help secure US border

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems announced on Wednesday that its U.S. subsidiary has been awarded a $26 million contract by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to install a multi-sensor system to monitor...

Movie Review: ‘Roma’

Roma, a Spanish language film, was written and directed by Oscar winning, Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron. It is an engaging and powerful story set in Mexico City from 1970 to 1971.  Mexico was in...
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Simon Wiesenthal Center Demands Citibank Stop Underwriting Roger Waters’ Anti-Semitic Mexico Tour

Al respecto preguntamos al Dr. Gelblung sobre esto y contestó que esperamos que Citibank Central intervenga dado que es intolerable que alguien le pague a Waters por su fanatismo antisemita. The Simon Wiesenthal Center is...

The Jewish-American Writer Who Transformed U.S.-Mexico Relations

The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles is currently highlighting the life and writing of Anita Brenner, a Mexican-born, American Jewish writer. Brenner was born in 1905 in Aguascalientes, and spent the majority of her...

Learning to Live Together – La Ciudad de las Ideas 2017: Beyond X

At the occasion of World Philosophy Day 2017, UNESCO's Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme will also associate itself with the 2017 Ciudad de las Ideas, organized by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Andrés Roemer, in...