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Laura Weingarten

Laura Weingarten is a professor of Spanish at the Borough of Manhattan Community College/City University of New York. She holds a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of Maryland College Park and a Masters degree in Latin American and Iberian Studies from the University of California Santa Barbara. She specializes in Latin American Jewish Literature and is an active member of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.

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Margo Glantz

Margo Glantz is a Mexican-Jewish writer, journalist, literary critic, and academic. Born in Mexico City in 1930, Glantz demonstrates tremendous versatility as a writer and thinker who strongly identifies with Mexican, Jewish, Catholic, and indigenous practices and beliefs.

Sabina Berman

Sabina Berman is a Mexican-Jewish playwright, screenwriter, film director, author, poet, and journalist. Considered Mexico’s most successful and critically acclaimed playwright alive, her plays have been staged internationally and her novels have been translated into eleven languages and published in over 33 countries.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Laura Weingarten." (Viewed on September 25, 2023) <>.


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