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  • 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 ▸

  • Three Jewish Groups Resume Travel Programs to Mexico

    The American Jewish Congress, the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and the National Council of Jewish Women today announced that they will resume travel programs to Mexico, effective at once, in response to Mexico’s newly clarified position on Zionism. The three organizations made the following statement: “We note the recent finding by a subcommittee of… More ▸

  • Presidents Conference Says Member Groups with Travel Programs to Mexico to Determine Own Policies

    The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations said last night that its constituent bodies with travel programs to Mexico were now considering whether or not to resume those programs. In a statement. Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler. chairman of the Presidents Conference, said: “Our special subcommittee on Mexico has issued a unanimous report expressing… More ▸

  • B’nai B’rith Says It Has Made No Decision to Renew Tours to Mexico

    B’nai B’rith said today that, “contrary to published statements,” it has made no decision to reinstitute group tours to Mexico. B’nai B’rith President David M. Blumberg said that his organization plans no formal action to resume such tours until a poll of some 2000 of its local leaders, soliciting their views and reactions, is completed…. More ▸

  • Allon Due in Mexico Next Month

    Ephraim Evron, deputy director general of the Foreign Ministry, will fly to Mexico tomorrow to prepare for Foreign Minister Yigal Allon’s visit to that country next month, it was announced here today. Allon’s visit is viewed as an important step in completing the rapprochement between Israel and Mexico following the rift that developed between the… More ▸