Judaism in Mexico
Judaism in Mexico began in 1519 with the arrival of “Marranos” or “Crypto-Jews,” those forcibly converted to Catholicism due to the Spanish Inquisition. Over the colonial period, a number came to Mexi...
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Jacobo Zabludovsky
Jacobo Zabludovsky Kraveski (born May 24, 1928) is a Mexican journalist. He was the first anchorman in Mexican television and his TV news program, 24 Horas (24 Hours) was for decades the most importan...
Binyamin Temkin
Dr Binyamin "Benny" Temkin (Hebrew: בנימין טמקין‎, born 7 March 1945) is an Israeli former politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Meretz between 1992 and 1996.
Born in Mont...
Eliezer Ronen
Eliezer Ronen (Hebrew: אליעזר רונן‎, born Eliezer Rosenfeld on 24 September 1931) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Alignment and Mapam between 197...
Luis de Carabajal the younger
Luis de Carabajal the younger (d. December 8, 1596, Mexico City), son of Doña Francisca Nuñez de Carabajal and nephew of Luis de Carabajal y Cueva, governor of Nuevo León, was the first Jewish author ...
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George Rosenkranz
George Rosenkranz (born György Rosenkranz, August 20, 1916) is a pioneering scientist in the field of steroid chemistry, who used native Mexican plant sources as raw materials. He was born in Hungary,...
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Francisco Guevara
Francisco Jose Guevara (Puebla, 1978) is a Mexican visual artist and curator, descended from Converso families from Zacatecas and families from Puebla and Oaxaca. Guevara is especially known for crea...
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Alejandro Zohn
Alejandro Zohn (born Alexander Zohn; born 8 August 1930, in Vienna - 2000, in Guadalajara) was a Mexican architect. He was a Holocaust survivor who grew up in Western Mexico.Alejandro Zohn studied at ...
Wolfgang Paalen
Wolfgang Robert Paalen (July 22, 1905 in Vienna, Austria – September 24, 1959 in Taxco, Mexico) was an Austrian-Mexican painter, sculptor and art philosopher. A member of the Abstraction-Création grou...
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Fanny Rabel
Fanny Rabel (August 27, 1922 in Poland – November 25, 2008 in Mexico City), born Fanny Rabinovich,was a Polish-born Mexican artist who is considered to be the first modern female muralist and on...
Isaac Saba Raffoul
Isaac Saba Raffoul (October 17, 1923 – July 27, 2008) was a Mexican businessman of Syrian origin; his father emigrated from Aleppo, Syria to Veracruz, Mexico where he started a rag business which the ...
Jacob Bekenstein
Jacob David Bekenstein (Hebrew: יעקב בקנשטיין) (born May 1, 1947) is a Mexican-Israeli theoretical physicist who has contributed to the foundation of black hole thermodynamics and to other aspects of ...
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List of Mexican Jews
The Jewish population of Latin America has risen to more than 500,000 — more than half of whom live in Argentina, with large communities also present in Brazil and Mexico.In Mexico, Mexico City has th...
Samuel Siegfried Karl von Basch
Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch (9 September 1837, Prague – 25 April 1905) was an Austrian-Jewish physician who was best known as the personal physician of the emperor Maximilian...
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Pedro Friedeberg
Pedro Friedeberg (January 11, 1936-) is a Mexican artist and designer known for his surrealist work filled with lines colors and ancient and religious symbols. His best known piece is the “Hand-Chair”...
Emmanuel Lubezki
Emmanuel Lubezki Morgenstern, A.S.C., A.M.C. ([emaˈnwel luˈβeski]; born 1964), better known as Emmanuel Lubezki, is a Mexican cinematographer. He sometimes goes by the name Chivo, which means goat. He...
History of the Jews in Mexico
Judaism in Mexico began in 1519 with the arrival of “Marranos” or “Crypto-Jews,” those forcibly converted to Catholicism due to the Spanish Inquisition. Over the colonial period, a number came to Mexi...
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Luis de Carabajal y Cueva
Luis de Carabajal y Cueva (sometimes Luis de Carvajal y de la Cueva; c. 1539 – 1595) was a Spanish-Portuguese adventurer, slave-trader, and governor of Nuevo León, Mexico. He headed a family of ...
Marcos Moshinsky
Marcos Moshinsky Borodiansky (1921–2009) was a Mexican physicist of Ukrainian-Jewish origin whose work in the field of elementary particles won him the Prince of Asturias Prize for Scientific and Tech...
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Wolf Ruvinskis
Wolf Ruvinskis (October 31, 1921 – November 9, 1999), born Wolf Ruvinskis Manevics, was a naturalized Mexican actor and Luchador, or professional wrestler. He was married three times, to Beatriz Perez...
Ilan Stavans
Ilan Stavans (born Ilan Stavchansky on April 7, 1961, in Mexico City) is a Mexican-American, essayist, lexicographer, cultural commentator, translator, short-story author, publisher, TV personality, a...
Pablo Rudomín Zevnovaty
Pablo Rudomin Zevnovaty, PhD (born 1934 in Mexico City) is a Mexican neuroscientist.Born to Russian parents he is a graduate of the biology program of the National School of Biological Sciences of the...
Caceres family
Caceres was the name of a Jewish family, members of which lived in Venezuela, Portugal, the Netherlands, England, Mexico, Suriname, the West Indies, and the United States. They came from the city of C...
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