Posts Tagged ‘ mexico ’

The 81-Year-Old Jewish Kid From L.A. Whose Mariachi Band Once Topped the Charts

June 30, 2016
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The 81-Year-Old Jewish Kid From L.A. Whose Mariachi Band Topped the Charts

In the 1960s, there was no escaping the mellifluous sounds of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. The band’s Whipped Cream & Other Delights (and its infamous image of a cream-covered model) shared chart-topping status with The Beatles and Elvis. But that unique blend of mariachi, lounge and smooth jazz…

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Tijuana, Mexico’s Border-Crossing Jewish Kids

May 19, 2014
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You might think a New York City family is making a sacrifice by renting a second…

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Jewish Wild West Women

June 6, 2012
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Rebecca Cohen Mayer was born to German-Jewish immigrants in 1837 and raised in Mexico and Texas. When she was…

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