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  • Mexican Jews Hail Discrimination Law

    By Corrie MacLaggan

    October 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Mexican Jews are pleased that the government has begun implementing a recent law that explicitly prohibits anti-Semitic discrimination.

    The Federal Law to Prevent and Eliminate Discrimination -- which one government official called "one of the most advanced laws of its kind" --...

  • Two Cultures, One Story

    By Tom Tugend

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    On Dec. 8, 1596, Luis de Carvajal, his mother and three sisters were burned at the stake in an auto de fe in Mexico City after the Holy Office of the Inquisition found them guilty of secretly practicing the Jewish faith.

    The de Carvajal family was one of the most prominent in...