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  • Jewish culture adds spice to Santa Fe

    By Elyse Glickman

    August 28, 2013 | 12:02 pm

    Santa Fe has a lot more than great cuisine and an art scene to intrigue travelers — this New Mexico town is more than 400 years old and the oldest state capital in America. And for Jewish travelers, it contains surprises that cross all of these areas.

    Some of the first Jewish...

  • For Crypto-Jews of New Mexico, art is a window into secret life

    July 16, 2012 | 4:23 pm

    Artist Anita Rodriguez’s “aha” moment came after reading “To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico.”

    The 2005 book by New Mexico’s former state historian, Stanley Hordes, tells the story of the Southwest’s Converso settlers and the elements...

  • Sender of anti-Semitic texts to N.M. classmate is suspended

    May 29, 2012 | 10:40 am

    A New Mexico high school student was suspended for sending hundreds of anti-Semitic text messages to a Jewish classmate.

    The sender reportedly confessed and was suspended from Eldorado High School in Albuquerque until January.

    More than 1,700 anti-Semitic text messages were sent to...

  • In a remote New Mexican valley, a Jewish skiing legacy at Taos

    December 21, 2011 | 5:06 pm

    One of the most wonderful things about skiing is the sense of seclusion, the incomparable quietude and serenity of standing atop a 12,000-foot peak surveying miles and miles of snow-covered emptiness. Somehow the prosaic concerns of the everyday world don’t seem to reach there.

    So...

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  • CIA drone kills U.S.-born al Qaeda cleric in Yemen

    October 1, 2011 | 2:46 am

    Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born Islamist militant, was killed in Yemen on Friday in a CIA drone strike described by President Barack Obama as “another significant milestone” in efforts to defeat al Qaeda.

    Awlaki’s killing deprives the Yemen-based al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula...

  • Spectator - Sephardia Secrets

    By Gaby Friedman

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Elaine Romero experienced "a cool fusion of art and life" when she wrote the play "Secret Things."

    The play tells the story of Delia, a Latino journalist, who goes to New Mexico to investigate the origins of an anonymous package she received postmarked from there containing articles...

  • Home on the Mesa

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Some folks say New Mexico is the face of America's future. A barren moonscape of rocky peaks and desert mesas, it's a study in contrasts, a high-tech haven amid some of the nation's worst poverty. It's home to the Los Alamos nuclear labs and the ancient Acoma pueblo, America's oldest...