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

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, 19/05/2019 22:39
Spanish island hosts largest Jewish event in centuries.

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, 11/05/2019 23:32
World Jewish Congress honors King Felipe VI of Spain

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, 29/03/2019 10:28
Holocaust denier drops out of race for Congress in Spain

Holocaust denier drops out of race for Congress in Spain

Fernando Paz resigns due to 'media hunt' against him.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 23/03/2019 21:07
Spanish party nominates Holocaust denier in congressional race

Spanish party nominates Holocaust denier in congressional race

Far-right Spanish party taps Holocaust-denying historian for congressional race.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/03/2019 08:09
On Spanish island, Purim was biggest holiday for persecuted Jews

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, 13/03/2019 07:58
Spanish filmmaker calls to boycott Israeli-hosted Eurovision

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, 12/02/2019 14:37
Spanish priest blames 'powerful Jews' for nixing of film event

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, 03/02/2019 21:43
High ranking delegation from Tenerife to visit Israel

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, 30/01/2019 19:47
Madrid rejects BDS

Madrid rejects BDS

Madrid City Council votes against a draft resolution calling for a boycott of Israel.Ben Ariel, 25/12/2018 04:38
Spain: Water polo match against Israel cancelled

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, 27/11/2018 15:21
Spain, Portugal naturalized over 10,000 'Sephardim' since 2015

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, 25/11/2018 12:21
Converso saga brought to Jerusalem stage – in English

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, 21/11/2018 10:46
Spanish Mission: Hamas, BDS don't differentiate between Israelis

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, 13/11/2018 17:00
Sabbath-observant soccer fans travel to Spain to watch match

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 18:37
Trains evacuated in Barcelona, bomb squads deployed

Trains evacuated in Barcelona, bomb squads deployed

Two trains evacuated in Spain after suspicious suitcase spotted.David Rosenberg, 07/11/2018 10:45
Europe is the world turned upside down

Europe is the world turned upside down

What would Europe not do for oil and business? Giulio Meotti, 18/10/2018 08:08
Ahed Tamimi changes story

Ahed Tamimi changes story

Speaking at conference of Spanish Communist Party, Tamimi complains about harsh conditions in Israeli prison.Dalit Halevy, 01/10/2018 21:35
Real Madrid's guest of honor is teen terrorist

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, 29/09/2018 21:30
'He wanted to sanctify God's name with music'

'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, 25/09/2018 13:54
Spanish reporter denied house arrest after deadly J'lem accident

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, 25/09/2018 12:59
'Real possibility Israel will recognize Catalonia as a state'

'Real possibility Israel will recognize Catalonia as a state'

Israel may recognize Catalonia if Spain does so for Palestinians, lobby group warns.JTA, 21/09/2018 15:13
Spain 'ready to recognize Palestinian state'

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, 21/09/2018 06:16
Spanish FM: US losing its role as Israel-PA mediator

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

Spanish Foreign Minister says Washington is "aligning" with Israel.Elad Benari, 05/09/2018 04:16
2 Spanish cities reverse BDS motions following legal action

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, 28/08/2018 14:32
DNA drive leads to capture of child murder suspect

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, 27/08/2018 15:50
Spain 1498- 2018: "Jews - get out!"

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

Eighty Spanish towns and councils have already joined the Israeli boycott campaign. History repeats itself. Giulio Meotti, 04/07/2018 10:00
Spanish city declares itself 'Israel apartheid-free'

Spanish city declares itself 'Israel apartheid-free'

Municipality of city near Valencia declares itself “Israeli apartheid-free space”, defying court rulings.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/06/2018 23:11
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
Moroccan migrant arrested in Spain over anti-Semitic hate speech

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, 25/06/2018 13:29
'BDS racism: 1492 in its 2018 version'

'BDS racism: 1492 in its 2018 version'

Israeli diplomats bring up Inquisition while protesting anti-Israel votes in Spain.JTA, 23/06/2018 22:57
Spanish city councilors call for boycott of Israel

Spanish city councilors call for boycott of Israel

Councilors in city of Pamplona urge municipality to declare Israeli officials "persona non grata".Ben Ariel, 21/06/2018 05:15
Israeli orchestra disinvited from Spanish city

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, 12/06/2018 07:33
Spanish city declares Israel an ‘illegal country’

Spanish city declares Israel an ‘illegal country’

Valencia, Spain’s third-largest city, joins BDS and declares itself ‘free of Israeli apartheid.’JTA, 08/06/2018 14:16
Drama in Spain: PM ousted from power

Drama in Spain: PM ousted from power

Parliament votes to remove Spanish PM, ministers out of office in no confidence vote.David Rosenberg, 01/06/2018 13:05
Spanish ambassador to Israel reprimanded

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, 21/05/2018 18:32
Spain sentences 10 jihadists who plotted Barcelona attacks

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, 11/04/2018 02:09
'What happened to Spain's Jews?'

'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, 03/04/2018 07:28
Anti-BDS activist to be tried for ‘intimidation’ in Spain

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, 20/03/2018 14:09
Hotovely to Spain: The two-state solution has failed

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, 15/03/2018 20:33
Spain extends citizenship law for Sephardic Jews

Spain extends citizenship law for Sephardic Jews

Spain extends by a year opportunity for descendants of Spanish exiles to obtain citizenship.AFP, 10/03/2018 20:38
Spanish municipalities drop Israel boycott policies

Spanish municipalities drop Israel boycott policies

Nearly two dozen Spanish municipalities rescind or suspend pro-BDS measures against the State of Israel.JTA, 01/03/2018 20:35
Royal Spanish Academy to open Ladino academy in Israel

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, 21/02/2018 18:07
Catalan separatists declare victory in election

Catalan separatists declare victory in election

Separatist parties on course to retain a majority in the new Catalan parliament following election.Ben Ariel, 22/12/2017 01:09
Madrid opens first global roving Auschwitz exhibit

Madrid opens first global roving Auschwitz exhibit

Roving exhibition displays hundreds of objects from Auschwitz.AFP, 30/11/2017 09:48
Spanish official: Real controllers of Argentina may be Jews

Spanish official: Real controllers of Argentina may be Jews

Former Spanish AG accuses Israel, Argentine Jews of killing his successor.JTA, 24/11/2017 07:42
Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman says Palestinians suffered "historic injustice" in 1948.Dalit Halevi, 21/11/2017 04:08
Spanish court suspends municipal boycott of Israel

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, 16/11/2017 13:04
Bail set for Catalonia's top lawmaker

Bail set for Catalonia's top lawmaker

Spanish judge jails Carme Forcadell, sets her bail at 150,000 euros.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2017 02:05
Rivlin in Spain: We hope all conflicts are solved peacefully

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, 07/11/2017 00:07
Rivlin to Spanish Jews: We are brothers

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, 06/11/2017 02:08
President Rivlin heads to Spain to mark 30 years of diplomacy

President Rivlin heads to Spain to mark 30 years of diplomacy

President heads to Spain to celebrate relations between the countries, mark centenary of reestablishment of Spanish Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2017 11:51
Israel refuses to support Spain against Catalan independence

Israel refuses to support Spain against Catalan independence

Breaking with EU and US, Israel remains ambivalent after Spain asks Israel to come out against Catalan independence.Tal Polon, 31/10/2017 08:30
Spain calls for Catalan leaders' prosecution

Spain calls for Catalan leaders' prosecution

Spanish Attorney General calls for rebellion, sedition charges against Catalan leaders after declaration of independence.Gary Willig, 30/10/2017 16:36
Catalonia declares independence, Spain imposes direct rule

Catalonia declares independence, Spain imposes direct rule

Spanish PM dismisses Catalan government, calls for election after Catalonia declares independence.Ben Ariel, Canada, 27/10/2017 21:55
Catalonia could declare independence on Thursday

Catalonia could declare independence on Thursday

Catalonia's regional president reportedly says he will formally declare independence if Spain suspends the region's autonomy.Ben Ariel, 19/10/2017 04:13
Spain gives Catalan leader five days to clarify independence

Spain gives Catalan leader five days to clarify independence

Spain tells Catalan leader Puigdemont that he has five days to decide whether Catalan will declare independence after referendum.Tzvi Lev, New York, 11/10/2017 22:00