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Oh Barcelona!

Oh Barcelona!

For the 10th of Tevet, Rabbi Don Yizchak Abarbanel's words: For although you can dispose our power, we have the higher truth. Although you can dispose of our persons, you cannot dispose of our sacred souls...Prof. Itzhak D. Goldberg, MD FACR, 17/12/2018 22:53
NGO for 'Lost Jews' hails recognition of Inquisition victims

NGO for 'Lost Jews' hails recognition of Inquisition victims

Portugal's parliament establishes memorial day recognizing victims of Inquisition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2018 10:30
Resurgence of interest as 1492 expulsion anniversary approaches

Resurgence of interest as 1492 expulsion anniversary approaches

Interest in Spain’s Crypto-Jews reaches musical theater.Mordechai Sones, 18/07/2018 18:30
At Spanish festival on Inquisition, new play tackles blood libel

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, 28/06/2018 00:16
This pristine 15th-century Hebrew Bible survived the Inquisition

This pristine 15th-century Hebrew Bible survived the Inquisition

Abravanel Bible survives Portuguese Inquisition by hiding from censors, is discovered years later in perfect condition.JTA, 19/10/2017 13:53
The books that cheated death - twice

The books that cheated death - twice

400-year-old Jewish library survives Hitler and the Inquisition.JTA, 28/06/2017 14:37
Spain Renewing Jewish Historical Sites for Profit?

Spain Renewing Jewish Historical Sites for Profit?

Critics say Spain is investing in ancient sites of Jewish life wiped out by Inquisition simply to promote tourism.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2014 08:02
Citizenship to Expulsion Descendants Approved

Citizenship to Expulsion Descendants Approved

Spain's government approves draft law easing citizenship for descendants of Jews expelled in 1492. Law yet to be approved by parliament.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/06/2014 23:21
There is a Town in Europe Named "Kill the Jews"

There is a Town in Europe Named "Kill the Jews"

The name of a town symbolizes a European phenomenon. Giulio Meotti, 27/04/2014 06:26
Spanish King Meets Jewish Leaders Over New Law

Spanish King Meets Jewish Leaders Over New Law

Spain set to pass law granting descendants of expelled Jews citizenship; US Jewish leaders meet king and political leaders.Ari Yashar, 14/02/2014 02:13
Senior Rabbis Forbid Taking Spanish Citizenship

Senior Rabbis Forbid Taking Spanish Citizenship

Religious Zionist rabbis, including Rabbi Sholmo Aviner, forbid obtaining Spanish passports, compare to 'reparations' for expulsion.Tova Dvorin, 10/02/2014 18:10
Spain Gives Citizenship to 1492 Descendants

Spain Gives Citizenship to 1492 Descendants

Madrid approves citizenship for all Sephardic Jews, and a fake 'official list' of eligible names fools thousands.Gil Ronen, 10/02/2014 08:11
Historic Hanukkah Ceremony at Inquisition Prison

Historic Hanukkah Ceremony at Inquisition Prison

'Historic' ceremony at Steri prison where Jews were tortured for hundreds of years.Gil Ronen, 05/12/2013 09:42
75th Anniversary for Portugese Synagogue

75th Anniversary for Portugese Synagogue

There were young children at the usually empty synagogue, filled for an anniversary that symbolizes Jews' struggle for religious freedom.Kevin Zdiara, 07/02/2013 19:05
Spain Eases Naturalization for Sephardic Jews

Spain Eases Naturalization for Sephardic Jews

Spain announced Thursday that it would grant automatic citizenship to Jews of Sephardic descent as a further gesture of reconciliation.Rachel Hirshfeld, 23/11/2012 09:22