'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

Spanish city declares Israel an ‘illegal country’

Valencia, Spain’s third-largest city, joins BDS and declares itself ‘free of Israeli apartheid.’JTA, 6/8/2018, 2:16 PM

Drama in Spain: PM ousted from power

Parliament votes to remove Spanish PM, ministers out of office in no confidence vote.David Rosenberg, 6/1/2018, 1:05 PM

Spanish ambassador to Israel reprimanded

Israel summons Spanish ambassador following Spain's vote to investigate Israel's response to Gaza violence at UN Human Rights Council.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2018, 6:32 PM

Spain sentences 10 jihadists who plotted Barcelona attacks

Ten members of jihadist cell who planned to attack Jewish institutions in Spain sentenced to 8-12 years in jail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2018, 2:09 AM

'What happened to Spain's Jews?'

Over 100 million people descended from forcibly converted Spanish Jews, says Reconectar organization, 1 in 4 US Latinos has Jewish ancestry.David Rosenberg, 4/3/2018, 7:28 AM

Anti-BDS activist to be tried for ‘intimidation’ in Spain

Spanish court accepts motion by anti-Israel group to start trial against leader of anti-BDS group over alleged intimidation.JTA, 3/20/2018, 2:09 PM

Hotovely to Spain: The two-state solution has failed

Israel's Deputy FM tells Spanish Secretary of State EU must change Iran nuclear deal, gives Israeli position on legality of Jews in Yesha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 8:33 PM

Spain extends citizenship law for Sephardic Jews

Spain extends by a year opportunity for descendants of Spanish exiles to obtain citizenship.AFP, 3/10/2018, 8:38 PM

Spanish municipalities drop Israel boycott policies

Nearly two dozen Spanish municipalities rescind or suspend pro-BDS measures against the State of Israel.JTA, 3/1/2018, 8:35 PM

Royal Spanish Academy to open Ladino academy in Israel

Institution which reinforces use of Spanish language worldwide announces the creation of academy for 'Judeo-Spanish' in Israel.JTA, 2/21/2018, 6:07 PM

Catalan separatists declare victory in election

Separatist parties on course to retain a majority in the new Catalan parliament following election.Ben Ariel, 12/22/2017, 1:09 AM

Madrid opens first global roving Auschwitz exhibit

Roving exhibition displays hundreds of objects from Auschwitz.AFP, 11/30/2017, 9:48 AM

Spanish official: Real controllers of Argentina may be Jews

Former Spanish AG accuses Israel, Argentine Jews of killing his successor.JTA, 11/24/2017, 7:42 AM

Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman says Palestinians suffered "historic injustice" in 1948.Dalit Halevi, 11/21/2017, 4:08 AM

Spanish court suspends municipal boycott of Israel

La Roda de Andalucía, first Spanish municipality to adopt boycott, to freeze measures after court rules that BDS is 'discrimination.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 1:04 PM

Bail set for Catalonia's top lawmaker

Spanish judge jails Carme Forcadell, sets her bail at 150,000 euros.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2017, 2:05 AM

Rivlin in Spain: We hope all conflicts are solved peacefully

President Reuven Rivlin meets King Felipe VI of Spain in a State Dinner at the Royal Palace in Madrid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2017, 12:07 AM

Rivlin to Spanish Jews: We are brothers

President Reuven Rivlin meets leaders of Spain’s Jewish community, takes part in special event at Madrid’s Ibn Gabirol School.Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2017, 2:08 AM