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  6/6/2014, Sivan 8, 5774

Spain Approves Law Granting Citizenship to Expulsion Descendants


Spain's government on Friday approved a draft law easing the path to citizenship for the descendants of Jews expelled in 1492, AFP reported.

Spain already grants citizenship to proven Sephardic Jews, the descendants of the Jewish people who were expelled in 1492 in a period of Roman Catholic zeal under the reign of Isabella and Ferdinand.

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