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News and updates about Spanish Jews

Jewish woman to be knighted for helping Sephardic Jews get Spanish citizenship

Seattle resident Doreen Alhadeff, the 1st Jew to be granted Spanish citizenship under 2015 law, to be inducted into order of Queen Isabella.

Woman to be knighted for helping Jews get Spanish citizenship

Spanish Jews mourn passing of lawyer who fought on behalf of Holocaust survivors

Spanish Jewish community mourns passing of lawyer who was instrumental in making Holocaust denial illegal.

Spanish Jews mourn passing of lawyer who fought for survivors

Spanish Jewish leader calls for education to prevent antisemitic attacks

Leading Spanish Jewish org calls on the Spanish government to teach about the Holocaust and to use education to prevent antisemitic attacks.

Spanish Jewish leader calls for education to prevent antisemitism

Spanish Jews denounce anti-Semitic graffiti spray painted on town hall

Spanish Jewish community condemns anti-Semitic graffiti in Castrillo Mota de los Judíos, a town known until 2015 as “Camp Kill-the-Jews.”

Spanish Jews denounce anti-Semitic graffiti painted on town hall

This Spanish region wants to preserve its legacy of coexistence

Hispanic Jewish Foundation signs agreement with the Spanish Autonomous Region of Murcia to explore and showpiece its Sephardi legacy.

This Spanish region wants to preserve its legacy of coexistence

Spanish city gathers descendants of Jews named after it

Two-day gathering begins on Friday, uniting foreigners believed to be descendants of its residents.

Spanish city gathers descendants of Jews named after it

'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.

'What happened to Spain's Jews?'

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.

Royal Spanish Academy to open Ladino academy in Israel

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.

Rivlin to Spanish Jews: We are brothers

First Israeli to receive Spanish Passport

Under the new law allowing Jews from Spanish descent to receive citizenship, Yossi Ben Naim to become first Israeli to receive passport.

First Israeli to receive Spanish Passport under return law

The Jewish World may be 5-10 million people bigger

Finding lost Jews has been one of the most tantalizing mysteries of Jewish history. Now the 'crypto-Jews' are beginning to reemerge.

The Jewish World may actually be 5-10 million people bigger