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The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs is sending 16 U.S. Hispanic leaders to Israel.
The group, leaving this Saturday, will meet “with police and military personnel, business leaders, religious figures and government officials, including President Shimon Peres,” according to a JINSA release.
The group includes business executives, community leaders, state lawmakers, a police chief and a judge.
November 13, 2008 | 8:30 pm
I have to quote the entire thing to give you the flavor:
Dear Mexican: In a column some time ago, you mentioned the Aztec prophecy claiming that “their descendants would reclaim ancestral lands in the Southwest U.S., and guess what?” I’d appreciate it if you shed a little light...
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April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm
"What are they saying about us?" many Jews wonder about Spanish-language media, which have increased in number and influence.
The spectacular growth of the Latino population in the United States has brought about a boom in Spanish-language media. In particular, television news...
August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
The East L.A. community of Boyle Heights has always been a neighborhood dominated by immigrants. Today, it's a poor Hispanic neighborhood. But Hershey Eisenberg, 75, remembers a different Boyle Heights: It was during the Great Depression, when the community was poor and Jewish, but...
February 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm
While visiting Ellis Island at the turn of the 20th century, Henry James wondered how the sweeping tide of immigrants would ultimately affect "the idea of" America. Comparing the incorporation of foreigners to sword- and fire-swallowing feats at a circus, James reflected on what it...