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Scope and Contents This small collection includes materials about Jews in Tijuana and the Tijuana chapter of the Women's International Zionist Organization. The collection also includes files about the San Diego Opera's production of The Conquistador, an opera based on the life of Luis de Carvajal, a 16th century Spanish converso (a Jewish convert to Catholocism) and governor of Nuevo Léon who was found guilty of concealing his relatives' practicing Judaism in secret. The collection consists of books,...
Dates: 1993 - 2013
Scope and Contents The Elena Saad Collection consists mainly of 37 audio tapes of interviews, in Spanish, of Mexican Jews in Tijuana and San Diego from the mid 1990s conducted by Elena Saad for a master’s thesis entitled, "La Comunidad Israelita de Tijuana" (The Jewish community of Tijuana). The collection includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, handwritten and printed materials regarding her research on the Jews of Tijuana. Most of the materials are in Spanish....
Dates: 1997 - 2001