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'hard to find Spaniard without Jewish blood now'

President of Madrid's Jewish Community talks with Arutz Sheva about Jewish life in Spain.Yoni Kempinski, 7/13/2016, 1:29 PM

Spanish party publishes anti-semitic Obama cartoon

Spain's United Left coalition tweets a cartoon depicting Obama hugging an Orthodox Jew, causes outrage.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/9/2016, 1:13 AM

BDS motions scrapped in 4 Spanish cities

Legal action by pro-Israel groups pushes back at anti-Israel boycott initiatives - and it's showing results.JTA, 6/7/2016, 6:17 PM

Spanish MP calls Jewish leader 'foreign agent'

Spain's major Jewish group threatens legal action against Benet Salellas for 'repugnant' anti-Semitic remarks at parliament debate.JTA, 5/24/2016, 10:59 PM

Spanish tribunal: BDS anti-constitutional

Spanish constitutional tribunal recommends scrapping municipality's call to boycott Israel, which violates laws against discrimination.JTA, 5/24/2016, 5:34 PM

Al Qaeda returns captive Spanish journalists

Three journalists held for a year by Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate finally return to Madrid, thanks to 'collaboration of allies and friends.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2016, 3:43 PM

Spanish town which changed its name under attack

Castrillo Mota de Judios (Jews' Hill Camp) hit by vandalism from those opposed to its name change.Ben Ariel, 5/6/2016, 3:42 AM

BDS motions pass in 4 Spanish cities, fail in 4

Anti-Israel rulings controversially pass in Spain, despite their legality still being under debate.JTA, 4/26/2016, 5:24 PM

Spanish magazine posts anti-Semitic cartoon

Jewish community in Madrid seeks legal action against leftist El Jueves satirical magazine over an offensive comic strip.Shoshana Miskin, 2/18/2016, 10:35 PM

Ariel University defeats the boycott movement

Spanish government compensates university nearly half-a-million shekels for giving in to BDS and discriminating against Ariel students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2016, 8:32 AM

Spanish court revokes Netanyahu war crimes warrant

Registration of Israeli PM as war crime suspect over Marmara raid was 'a jurisdictional error,' panel rules.Gil Ronen, 12/27/2015, 2:57 PM

Suspected ISIS recruiter arrested in Spain's Ceuta

Spanish man arrested in Ceuta on suspicion of recruiting youth to fight for ISIS in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2015, 4:32 AM

Spain detains three suspected ISIS recruiters

Judge in Spain detains two men and a woman suspected of belonging to a cell that recruited women online to join ISIS.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2015, 12:15 AM

Spanish king honors Sephardic Jews

'How we have missed you,' Spain's King Felipe VI tells Sephardic Jewish representatives at historic royal palace meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 3:59 PM

Thousands protest against joining ISIS strikes

Thousands protest in London and Madrid against their countries taking part in airstrikes in Syria against ISIS jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2015, 2:50 AM

Spanish judge issues arrest warrant for Netanyahu

Israeli prime minister among 7 current and former govt officials named, in a move branded 'provocative' by foreign ministry.Ari Soffer, 11/18/2015, 12:57 PM

Spanish village changes name from 'Kill Jews'

Spanish town of Castrillo Matajudios (Camp Kill Jews) changes name to Castrillo Mota de Judios (Jews' Hill Camp).Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/23/2015, 8:51 PM

West to present UN resolution on barrel bombs

Britain, France and Spain to present a draft resolution to Security Council on stopping the Syrian regime from using barrel bombs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2015, 5:44 AM

Spain Expedites Citizenship for 4,300 Sephardim

Madrid finally makes 'legal hell' of Spanish citizenship easier for thousands of Sephardic Jews after pending paperwork stalled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2015, 4:32 PM

19-Year-Old ISIS Recruiter Arrested in Spain

Spanish police arrest 19-year-old woman on suspicion of recruiting for ISIS, the latest in the growing phenomenon of radicalization.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2015, 5:46 AM

Iran to Supply Natural Gas to Europe via Spain

Lucrative deal signed in Tehran by delegation of 70 Spanish businesses; officials say Europe 'eager' to begin importing.Ari Soffer, 9/7/2015, 2:14 PM

Spain Pulls Program Linking Jews and Satan

Spain public radio removes an episode of a program that linked Jews to Satanism from its website after complaints from Jewish groups.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2015, 2:16 AM

Matisyahu Stands Up to BDS, Rocks Spanish Festival

As pro-Palestinian protesters catcall and wave PLO flags, American Jewish reggae singer tells crowd to 'let music be your flag.'Cynthia Blank, 8/23/2015, 8:48 AM

Matisyahu to Play Spanish Festival After BDS Ban

Jewish-American singer accepts re-invitation to festival after pro-Palestinian groups banned him for 'being Zionist.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2015, 7:04 PM

BDS Group that Banned Matisyahu: 'That Wasn't BDS'

BDS Pais Valencia releases puzzling statement after singer it got boycotted is re-invited, claiming their campaign 'wasn't BDS.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2015, 7:01 PM

Spain Condemns Cancellation of Matisyahu Concert

Spanish government condemns Matisyahu ban, says it rejects boycotts and anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 8/19/2015, 3:12 AM

Matisyahu Slams 'Appalling, Offensive' BDS Ban

American Jewish musician condemns his being disinvited from a Spanish festival after refusing to carry out shocking political 'test.'Ben Ariel, 8/18/2015, 12:13 AM

WJC Condemns Cancellation of Matisyahu Concert

Ronald Lauder expresses outrage over festival's cancellation of Matisyahu concert following BDS pressure.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2015, 6:16 AM

Spain Working to Track Down Missing Journalists

Spanish intelligence agents working urgently to track down three journalists missing in Syria, says Spanish PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2015, 4:42 AM

ISIS Recruiter of Canary Islands Teen Girls Nabbed

Jihadists prove no place is out of their reach: Spain discovers female operative in the scenic archipelago had been shipping girls to Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2015, 3:25 PM

Spanish Town "Camp Kill Jews" Changes Name

Tiny Spanish town reverts back to old name from early 17th century after mayor deems current name 'offensive.'Cynthia Blank, 6/22/2015, 8:16 PM

Madrid Official Resigns over Gas Holocaust 'Joke'

Just two days after he was appointed culture chief, fire storm over 4-year-old gas chamber 'joke' prompts Guillermo Zapata to step down.Cynthia Blank, 6/15/2015, 8:34 PM

Spanish Citizenship for Sephardim 'Legal Hell'

Attorney warns: historic move to allow Jews citizenship after the Spanish Inquisition is needlessly complex.Tova Dvorin, 6/14/2015, 8:15 AM

Spanish Court Drops Investigation into Marmara

Court in Madrid shelves investigation into claims Israel committed war crimes during raid on Gaza-bound flotilla.Ben Ariel, 6/12/2015, 4:16 AM

Spain to Pass Citizenship Law for Sephardic Jews

Law meant to right historic wrongs of expulsion of Spanish Jewry in Middle Ages, but criticized as too bureaucratic by some.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2015, 1:29 PM

Spain: Jewish Voodoo Dolls, 'Kill All the Jews'

ADL welcomes arrest of foreign national in Spain who spread videos of Muslim women stabbing dolls of Orthodox Jews, calling for genocide.Ari Yashar, 6/4/2015, 4:15 PM

Spain Boycott Protest Targets Leftist Singer Noa

Anti-Israeli singer shares protest calling to boycott her, in a tiff calls on respondents to censor themselves after they note the irony.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2015, 9:56 AM

BirthWrong Trip Ignores Spanish Jews' True History

'BirthWrong' offers a trip to Spain to show Jews they don't need Israel to be safe, ignoring the oppression of Spanish Jews for centuries.Matt Wanderman, 5/24/2015, 11:30 PM

After Jewish Store Plot, Spain Nabs ISIS Cell

Moroccan men used internet, mosque meetings, to recruit young Muslims to join Islamic State terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2015, 6:30 PM

Jewish Bookstore Target in Thwarted Spanish Attack

New details revealed Sunday show 11 terrorists arrested in April were planning to bomb Jewish bookstore, take captive and behead him.Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 10:57 PM

Spanish ISIS Cell Planned Attacks on Jews

Gang suspected of prepping to conduct ISIS-style video-taped beheading, led by 'Ali the Hairdresser' who planned synagogue attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2015, 8:18 PM

ISIS Terrorists Arrested in Spain's Catalonia

Terror network continues to show its reach, as nine members of Catalonia cell nabbed as part of efforts to clamp down homegrown jihad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2015, 12:52 PM

Spanish Peacekeepers Accuse IDF of Targeting Them

Confidential Spanish military report into death of soldier during IDF-Hezbollah clashes cites troops claiming their post was targeted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2015, 6:07 PM

Mother Arrested for Recruiting Women to ISIS

Recruiter arrested at a Spanish airport with 3 year-old son in tow in apparent attempt to leave for Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2015, 10:49 PM

Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site

Cordoba's 'Mosque-Cathedral' being touted to tourists as Christian, not Muslim-Christian, activist group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2015, 7:44 AM

Spain and Israel to Investigate Death of Soldier

Spain and Israel agree to carry out a joint investigation into the death of a Spanish UN peacekeeper who was killed in Lebanon.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/30/2015, 9:40 PM

Spain: Israel Responsible for Death of Peacekeeper

Spain says Israeli fire killed a Spanish UN peacekeeper in south Lebanon, calls to investigate the violence.Ben Ariel, 1/29/2015, 3:16 AM

Spain Unites to Pass Law Against Islamist Terror

Spanish ruling party and opposition Socialists meet to apply 'spirit of Paris' to counter-terror law revamping security in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2015, 5:49 PM

Moroccan ISIS Cell Recruiting Women Online Busted

Cell in Spanish autonomous city of Ceuta used online propaganda to supply terrorists with wives and female laborers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2015, 3:50 PM

Spanish Univ. Dismantles Anti-Israel Exhibit

After Jewish community complains, Spanish university dismantles exhibit featuring misquotes attributed to Ariel Sharon.Cynthia Blank, 12/11/2014, 8:24 AM

Ya'alon: Hamas 'Uninterested' in Clash with Israel

During meeting with Spanish counterpart Defense Minister claims the real threat to Israel and the West is not Hamas, but Iran.Ornit Atzar, 12/2/2014, 3:23 PM

5 EU Nations Slam Demolition of Terrorists' Homes

Ambassadors from major EU member states visit Jerusalem to complain about 'counterproductive' deterrent move, US chimes in too.Ari Yashar, 11/21/2014, 7:52 AM

ADL Calls Spanish Parliament Vote 'Insulting'

ADL condemns Spanish parliament vote to urging government to recognize state of Palestine. Calls vote 'an insult' on 'day of mourning.'Cynthia Blank, 11/20/2014, 1:17 PM

Israel Slams Spanish Parliament's 'Palestine' Vote

Foreign ministry says provocative move - which came just hours after synagogue attack - makes peace less, not more likely.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2014, 2:32 PM

Foreign Min.: Spanish Resolution Distances Peace

Officials in the Foreign Ministry say that Spain's recognition of "Palestine" will achieve the opposite of a return to peace talks.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2014, 6:14 AM

Spain Calls for Recognition of 'Palestine'

Spain's lawmakers approve a non-binding resolution calling on the government to recognize a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 11/19/2014, 1:15 AM

Spain to Vote on 'Palestinian State' Tuesday

Parliamentary sources to lobby for 'State of Palestine' following Swedish declaration, sources say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2014, 2:33 PM