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Posts Tagged: Spain Jews

July 29, 2019 5:20 am

An Iranian Lie Unfolds in the Spanish Media

JNS.org - Amid the profusion of commentary about the hostile attitudes towards the Jewish community found on certain parts of the American political left along...

October 2, 2016 6:00 am

Exiled Spanish and Portuguese Jews Are Returning Home to Israel

JNS.org - Sonya Loya never felt Catholic; she was drawn to Judaism instead. Then, in her late 30s, the New Mexico native discovered her family’s hidden secret....

October 2, 2015 3:45 pm

Spain Grants Citizenship to 4,302 Sephardic Jews Under New Law

JNS.org - Spain’s government has officially granted citizenship to 4,302 Sephardic Jews as part of a new law granting citizenship to the descendants of Jews who...

March 27, 2015 10:10 am

Spain Moves Closer to Granting Citizenship to Sephardic Jews

JNS.org - Spain has moved closer to approving legislation aimed at granting citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled during the Spanish...

November 26, 2014 2:10 am

Don’t Fall Into Spain’s Jew Trap

The Spanish parliament recently approved a resolution recognizing a Palestinian State by an overwhelming majority, and with heated debates regarding Israeli "occupation." The expedited treatment...

June 7, 2014 1:00 pm

Spain Takes Another Step to Grant Citizenship to Sephardic Jews

JNS.org - The Spanish government has taken another step in approving legislation aimed at granting citizenship to Sephardic Jews who were expelled nearly 500 years...

January 23, 2014 2:05 am

Jewish Spain’s Myriad Attractions Leave No Time for a Siesta

JNS.org - My passion for speaking Spanish, watching Flamenco, drinking Rioja, admiring artwork, walking a labyrinth of narrow streets, and inhaling the scent of orange...

November 22, 2012 3:41 pm

Spain to Speed up Naturalization Process for Sephardic Jews Whose Ancestors Fled Inquisition

Spain said Thursday it would be taking measures to speed up the naturalization of Jews of Sephardic descent whose ancestors fled the country more than...


Tufts University Student Government Passes BDS Motions

Tufts University in Massachusetts on Monday expressed disappointment that its student government — Tufts Community Union Senate — passed three resolutions falsely accusing Israel of apartheid and genocide, as well...


Central Israeli Town Makes History With First Majority Female City Council

An Israeli town made history in last week’s municipal elections, electing the first female majority city council. Shoham, a well-to-do middle class city in the country’s center, saw seven of...

Middle East

Iraqi Kurdish PM Cancels Meeting With Iran Minister in Protest Over Attack

Iraqi Kurdish Prime Minister Masrour Barzani canceled a meeting with Iran's foreign minister at the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland in protest over Iranian missile strikes on the...


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