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  • Mexico Explains Its Stand

    Foreign Minister Alfonso Garcia Robles said yesterday that Mexican-Israeli relations will remain good despite differences of opinion between the two countries. He said the policy of allowing for disagreements on international matters, especially the Middle East, was established when Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon paid an official visit to Mexico last March. Robles was referring… More ▸

  • Mexico Again Slams Israel

    The Mexican government, which several months ago promised American Jewish leaders that it will not participate in any further anti-Israeli campaigns at the UN after its support of the resolution equating Zionism with racism, has criticized the Israeli rescue operation in Uganda. In a letter to the president of the Security Council, the Mexican government,… More ▸

  • B’nai B’rith to Resume Mexico Tours in September

    David Blumberg, international president of B’nai B’rith, told Jewish leaders here recently that there was no longer a boycott by American Jewish organizations of Mexico except by the Jewish War Veterans. Speaking at a meeting of the Central Jewish Committee, Blumberg said B’nai B’rith, which dropped its tours to Mexico after Mexico voted for the… More ▸

  • Mexico Delegation Due in Israel

    A 40-member delegation from Mexico is expected here at the end of the month for talks on implementing various projects aimed at strengthening economic and commercial ties between Mexico and Israel, it was announced here today. The projects were initiated during Foreign Minister Yigal Allon’s recent visit to Mexico. Allon will receive the delegation which… More ▸

  • Special to the JTA Israel’s Ambassador to Mexico

    Hanah Aynor, Israel’s Ambassador to Mexico is a 25-year veteran of the diplomatic corps. Born in Germany, educated later in Paris, he immigrated to Israel where the march of the then-current events caught up with him. During World War II he served in the British Army and shortly after with the Haganah. Fluent in many… More ▸

  • Allon Ends Mexico Visit; Praises Jews for Devotion to Tradition

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon concluded his official visit to Mexico last week by meeting with young Jews, holding private talks with some 50 Jewish communal leaders and addressing a public meeting attended by about 2000 members of the Jewish community. In his address to the Jewish community Thursday night on the eve of his… More ▸

  • Mexico, Israel Seen Drawing Closer; Cooperative Projects Under Way

    Mexican Foreign Minister Alfonso Garcia Robles told visiting Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon yesterday that he hoped the “misunderstanding” between Israel and Mexico is over a senior Israeli Foreign Ministry official said. According to the official, the hope was expressed during a luncheon Garcia Robles gave for Allon. Asked by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency if… More ▸