Wife of Spain's PM tests positive for coronavirus

Begoña Gómez, wife of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, tests positive for COVID-19 and is reportedly in good health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 5:53 AM

At another Spanish carnival, dancers equate Jews and Nazis with train and Auschwitz floats

Holocaust-themed display at event in Badajos makes light of Holocaust victims.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 3/2/2020, 6:22 PM

Spanish town: We were told Holocaust float was to commemorate victims

Spanish town says it was told crematoria carnival float was Holocaust commemoration.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/28/2020, 8:20 AM

Spanish foreign minister condemns carnival with gun-toting Nazis

Arancha Gonzalez says Campo de Criptana contributes to 'banalisation of the Holocaust.'AFP, 2/26/2020, 5:21 PM

Spanish carnival features Nazi uniforms and trains with crematoria

Israeli Embassy in Madrid protests carnival procession in Campo de Criptana featuring anti-Semitic floats.Ben Ariel and JTA, 2/26/2020, 4:58 AM

PA to Europe: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA cabinet leader trying to promote an international peace conference as an alternative to the US peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 2/16/2020, 3:30 AM

Spanish Prosecutor's statement is 'a sick joke, a slap at all Holocaust survivors'

Spanish State Prosecutor: Incitement to hatred against Nazis can be considered a hate crime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 2:58 PM

Spain: PM Sanchez appoints anti-Israel politician, Pablo Iglesias Turrión, as deputy PM

Spanish politician who called Israel ‘illegal state’ named deputy prime minister.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/11/2020, 8:55 PM

Madrid: Anti-Semitic banner against Samaria Council leader

BDS activists hang fliers depicting Yossi Dagan building wall with bodies of Arabs after violent disruption of peace-building event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 11:09 AM

Diet Prada removes 'concentration camp' outfit

Spanish fashion house removes $1,840 outfit that looks like a concentration camp uniform.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/26/2019, 9:01 AM

At least 25% of applicants for Spain 'Law of Return' not Jewish

Report says that 52,823 of 153,767 applicants came from Latin American countries - whose combined Jewish population is smaller than 10,000.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/6/2019, 5:05 PM

350,000 protest on the streets of Barcelona

Do the protests in Barcelona about the future of the Catalonia region affect the Jewish community?Nitzan Keidar, 10/27/2019, 11:38 PM

Jewish group to provide Holocaust education to Spanish students

Spanish island taps Jewish group to teach school children about Judaism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/26/2019, 11:34 PM

Spain: 23-year-old suspected ISIS member arrested

Spanish police arrest 23-year-old man on suspicion of belonging to ISIS, find explosive-making chemicals and list of targets in his home.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2019, 6:09 AM

132,000 Jews apply for Spanish citizenship

Deadline for descendants of Jews expelled in 1492 to apply for Spanish citizenship expires.AFP, 10/1/2019, 8:41 PM

Five European countries concerned over sovereignty pledge

France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain criticize Netanyahu's pledge to apply sovereignty in the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/13/2019, 4:04 AM

Disaster in Spain: 'Magic child'

Suf Adler, 22-year-old from Ramat Hasharon, left for climbing trip earlier this month but was killed yesterday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 8:42 PM

Glitch 'approves' Sephardic requests for Spanish citizenship

Computer glitch causes thousands of pending applications for Spanish citizenship by Sephardic Jews to appear to have been approved.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/8/2019, 9:05 AM

'Free Palestine' spray painted on Spanish synagogue

Front door of Barcelona synagogue vandalized with pro-Palestinian graffiti.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/6/2019, 3:54 PM

Spanish city gathers descendants of Jews named after it

Two-day gathering begins on Friday, uniting foreigners believed to be descendants of its residents.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/23/2019, 12:09 PM

Lebanese-born Spanish lawmaker barred entry to Israel

Fouad Ahmad Assadi arrived in Israel to attend Socialist International conference before being returned to Spain for security reasons.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/31/2019, 9:25 PM

Google blocks anti-Semitic content in Spain

Google reaches understanding with lawyers in Spain to block defamatory content including material promoting Nazi ideology, Holocaust denial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 11:00 PM

EU's next foreign minister a critic of Israel

Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell nominated to replace Federica Mogherini. Last year, he called for recognition of Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 1:12 AM

Israeli baby murdered in terror attack honored in Spain

Shira and Amichai Ish-Ran, whose baby Amiad Yisrael was murdered at Ofra Junction, receive medal in honor of their son in Spain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 1:38 AM

A Converso's story: Two kitchens but no one knew why

After becoming interested in Judaism, Sarah discovers that she is a descendant of Conversos, closing a personal and historical circle.Shimon Cohen, 5/19/2019, 10:39 PM

Spanish island hosts largest Jewish event in centuries.

Spain's island of Mallorca hosts for largest Jewish event in centuries, aims to 'bring together Jews from all over the world.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/11/2019, 11:32 PM

World Jewish Congress honors King Felipe VI of Spain

Spanish king receives Shalom Prize, says restitution of citizenship of Spanish Jews' descendants helps Spain 'recover a part of her soul.'JTA, 3/29/2019, 10:28 AM

Holocaust denier drops out of race for Congress in Spain

Fernando Paz resigns due to 'media hunt' against him.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/23/2019, 9:07 PM

Spanish party nominates Holocaust denier in congressional race

Far-right Spanish party taps Holocaust-denying historian for congressional race.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/21/2019, 8:09 AM

On Spanish island, Purim was biggest holiday for persecuted Jews

Why did Jewish community on island south of Barcelona treat Purim as the holiest day of the year, comparable to Yom Kippur?Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/13/2019, 7:58 AM

Spanish filmmaker calls to boycott Israeli-hosted Eurovision

At Spanish award ceremony, winner of best documentary film calls for boycott of 2019 Eurovision, which is set to be hosted by Israel.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/12/2019, 2:37 PM

Spanish priest blames 'powerful Jews' for nixing of film event

Pastor blames 'powerful Jews' for decision by church to cancel screening of controversial anti-Israel film.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/3/2019, 9:43 PM

High ranking delegation from Tenerife to visit Israel

Delegation from the largest of the Canary Islands to participate in IMTM International Tourism Fair in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2019, 7:47 PM

Madrid rejects BDS

Madrid City Council votes against a draft resolution calling for a boycott of Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2018, 4:38 AM

Spain: Water polo match against Israel cancelled

Spanish sports minister apologizes after Barcelona water polo match against Israeli team canceled due to organizer’s decision to boycott it.JTA, 11/27/2018, 3:21 PM

Spain, Portugal naturalized over 10,000 'Sephardim' since 2015

Since 2015, Spain and Portugal have naturalized more than 10,000 people who applied after for citizenship based on their Jewish ancestry.JTA, 11/25/2018, 12:21 PM

Converso saga brought to Jerusalem stage – in English

Women's Orthodox Union acting group highlights riveting story of Spanish Aguilar family's long road to freedom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2018, 10:46 AM

Spanish Mission: Hamas, BDS don't differentiate between Israelis

Delegation of Spanish lawmakers hold visit to Judea and Samaria despite ongoing rocket fire, condemn Hamas terror and BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 5:00 PM

Sabbath-observant soccer fans travel to Spain to watch match

Group of Argentinian Jewish soccer fans fly to Spain for final match - only to find game has been delayed due to weather.JTA, 11/11/2018, 6:37 PM

Trains evacuated in Barcelona, bomb squads deployed

Two trains evacuated in Spain after suspicious suitcase spotted.David Rosenberg, 11/7/2018, 10:45 AM

Europe is the world turned upside down

What would Europe not do for oil and business? Giulio Meotti, 10/18/2018, 8:08 AM

Ahed Tamimi changes story

Speaking at conference of Spanish Communist Party, Tamimi complains about harsh conditions in Israeli prison.Dalit Halevy, 10/1/2018, 9:35 PM

Real Madrid's guest of honor is teen terrorist

Soccer club hosts teen terrorist Ahed Tamimi, gifts her personalized soccer shirt in public ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2018, 9:30 PM

'He wanted to sanctify God's name with music'

Victim of deadly hit-and-run by Spanish report identified as haredi pianist Haim Tukachinsky.David Rosenberg, 9/25/2018, 1:54 PM

Spanish reporter denied house arrest after deadly J'lem accident

Journalist who killed Jerusalem man after Sukkot prayers while driving drunk in hit and run to remain in jail.David Rosenberg, 9/25/2018, 12:59 PM

'Real possibility Israel will recognize Catalonia as a state'

Israel may recognize Catalonia if Spain does so for Palestinians, lobby group warns.JTA, 9/21/2018, 3:13 PM

Spain 'ready to recognize Palestinian state'

Spain’s Foreign Minister says his country is ready to recognize "Palestine" if EU fails to reach a unanimous decision on the matter.Elad Benari, 9/21/2018, 6:16 AM

Spanish FM: US losing its role as Israel-PA mediator

Spanish Foreign Minister says Washington is "aligning" with Israel.Elad Benari, 9/5/2018, 4:16 AM

2 Spanish cities reverse BDS motions following legal action

Spanish cities cancel pro-BDS motions declaring as Spanish courts strike down dozens of similar measures around the country.JTA, 8/28/2018, 2:32 PM

DNA drive leads to capture of child murder suspect

Suspect in murder of 11-year-old Dutch boy 20 years ago caught in Spain thanks to DNA evidence, witness report.Gary Willig, 8/27/2018, 3:50 PM

Spain 1498- 2018: "Jews - get out!"

Eighty Spanish towns and councils have already joined the Israeli boycott campaign. History repeats itself. Giulio Meotti, 7/4/2018, 10:00 AM

Spanish city declares itself 'Israel apartheid-free'

Municipality of city near Valencia declares itself “Israeli apartheid-free space”, defying court rulings.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/29/2018, 11:11 PM

At Spanish festival on Inquisition, new play tackles blood libel

World’s longest-running festival dealing with Spanish Inquisition features play about medieval murder mystery blamed on Jews in blood libel.JTA, 6/28/2018, 12:16 AM

Moroccan migrant arrested in Spain over anti-Semitic hate speech

32-year-old Moroccan illegal immigrant living in Spain arrested for anti-Semitic hate speech.JTA, 6/25/2018, 1:29 PM

'BDS racism: 1492 in its 2018 version'

Israeli diplomats bring up Inquisition while protesting anti-Israel votes in Spain.JTA, 6/23/2018, 10:57 PM

Spanish city councilors call for boycott of Israel

Councilors in city of Pamplona urge municipality to declare Israeli officials "persona non grata".Ben Ariel, 6/21/2018, 5:15 AM

Israeli orchestra disinvited from Spanish city

Anti-Israel BDS movement scores victory in Spain, securing retraction of invitation to Israeli ballet group and orchestra.JTA, 6/12/2018, 7:33 AM