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  • Life is delicious on Trump-free Tijuana getaway

    By Rob Eshman

    3 weeks ago

    I escaped.

    A lot of celebrities — and some of you — talked about fleeing the country if Donald Trump were elected. I actually did it.

    As a post-election pall settled over Los Angeles, I called my daughter at college and asked if she wanted to go with me. 

    “Where?” she asked.

  • Tijuana to Tefilah

    By Jared Sichel

    April 17, 2014 | 5:19 pm

    As I stepped out of the van into the chilly, pre-dawn Tijuana air, I could just barely make out the shadows of the pedestrians nearby, all of them stepping over puddles and street trash, walking in the same direction. 

    I watched as two girls, Chaya Leibkinker, 16, and her sister,...

  • Tijuana: A Tale of Two Synagogues

    By Ruth Stroud

    September 6, 2001 | 7:59 pm

    A bus trip to visit two Tijuana synagogues this spring provided an irresistible opportunity to learn about two distinctly different Jewish communities in a bustling border metropolis where Jews number fewer than 1 percent of the city's 1.2 million residents.

    By far the more unusual...