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Alma Hernandez

As a Mexican-Jewish lawmaker, I feel doubly targeted by Trump’s rhetoric

When I watched the news come in on the attack, I couldn’t help but think of my family and the pain and suffering more families would come to endure because of this senseless act of violence.

By ALMA HERNANDEZ / JTA
14/08/2019
Mexico city murder of two Israelis

Two Israeli criminals murdered in Mexico City

The victims were identified by Mexican authorities as Alon Azulay and Jony Ben.

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV , MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
25/07/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at an event for the Jewish community in Mexico City, Sept

Jewish Agency to embark on first-ever mission to Mexico

Mexico's Jewish community numbers at around 41,000.

Writer Laura Sosa, 33, watches the film "Roma" projected at Los Pinos Presidential residence which w

Roma, Mexico City area of Oscar frontrunner, was a Jewish neighborhood

Thousands of Syrian Jews lived in there from the 1920s to the 1950s, creating a small version of their Middle Eastern homeland within its streets and plazas — and their legacy lives on there today.

By JTA/ALAN GRABINSKY
30/01/2019
Hurricane Irma Mexico

Israel and Mexico one year after the earthquake

Israel is guided by an important Jewish value of tikkun olam and we act upon it, with the intention of making a difference in the world through solidarity and commitment to help those in need, regardless of race and religion, in difficult times, anywhere in the world.

Claudia Sheinbaum, the first Jew as well as woman to be elected as mayor of Mexico City.

17. Claudia Sheinbaum

A Mexican firebrand

09/09/2018

Will golden age of Israel-Mexico ties continue under Obrador?

Newly elected Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador presents a new situation for Mexico.

03/07/2018
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, presidential candidate of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA),

Mexico City elects first Jewish, female mayor

Not only is Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo the first Jew, but she is also the first woman to be elected as mayor of Mexico City.

ZAKA recovers body of rabbi from rubble left by Mexico City earthquake

IDF Home Front Command unit: Even if we find one missing person alive, it means the world.

Jewish volunteers find body of missing rabbi in Mexico earthquake rubble

Rabbi Haim Ashkenazi was killed when the office building he was in collapsed, trapping him underneath the rubble.

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