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  • Ajcongress to Resume Travel Program to Mexico Next October

    The American Jewish Congress today announced resumption of its members’ travel program to Mexico. Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, president of the AJ Congress, made the announcement following a meeting of the organization’s national executive committee last night. Hertzberg led an AJ Congress mission to Mexico last month and met with President Jose Lopez Portillo, former President… More ▸

  • Leaders of Major U.S. Jewish Groups and Mexico’s Jewish Community at Inauguration of Mexican Preside

    Leaders of six major U.S. Jewish organizations were among the 1300 foreign guests invited by President Jose Lopez Portillo to attend his inauguration last week. The groups represented were the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith, American Jewish Congress, American Jewish Committee. National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council, B’nai B’rith and the National Council of Jewish… More ▸

  • Mexico Flooded with Anti-jewish Anti-israel Hate Literature

    A dangerous increase of Arab propaganda and anti-Jewish and anti-Israel hate material is flooding Mexico. It was disclosed here by Sergio Nudelstejer, the representative of the American Jewish Committee in Mexico and Central America and secretary general of the representative body of Mexican Jewry. Discussing this situation at a special meeting of the central Jewish… More ▸

  • Israeli University Faculty Members Attend Science Congress in Mexico

    Mexican President Luis Echeverria inaugurated here today the 30th International Congress of Human Sciences in Asia and North Africa. Many Israeli university faculty members were in attendance at the congress which is also known as the Congress of Orientalists. The Israeli scholars included Itamar Rabinowitz, Haim Shaked, Shimon Shamir, and Arie Shmulowitz. More ▸

  • Action Against Liberal Mexican Daily Linked to Its Criticism of Mexico’s Anti-zionist Stand in UN

    Dr. Laurence R. Birns, director of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, believes that the “silencing” of Mexico’s liberal newspaper, Excelsior, two weeks ago may have been linked to its past criticism of Mexico’s anti-Zionist stand in the United Nations General Assembly and the anticipation of renewed criticism over Mexico’s letter to the Security Council implicitly… More ▸

  • Jwv Slams Mexico

    The Jewish War Veteran scored Mexico’s condemnation of Israel’s rescue operation in Uganda and said that Mexico’s stand was related to its anti-American attitude. Judge Paul Ribner, JWV’s national commander, said that the action by Mexican President Luis Echeverria was “unconscionable” and further strengthened JWV’s continued position urging tourists to “stay out of Mexico.” In… More ▸