Ceuta: a Spanish Jewish Comunity in North Africa

Historically there are vestiges of Israeli members of religious confession in Ceuta forever, and the Judeo-Spanish poet Abraham Ibn Ezra (eleventh century), mentions in one of his poems to the Jews of Ceuta. In the twelfth century, it is highlight the existence of Judeo-Spanish illustrious poet Yehuda Ben Yosef called Acnín, known by the nickname…

The Edict of Expulsion

The edict went to public during the week of April 29 1492. The edict declared that no Jews were permitted to remain within the Spanish kingdom, and Jew who wished to convert was welcome to stay. The power of wealthy Spanish Jewry was inconsequential. Whether a Jew was rich or poor did not matter, they…

Segovia: Remembering the sephardic past

From September 2nd to 4th, took place in Segovia the “XVII European days of the Jewish Culture”, in order to remember the past that this religion had in Segovia and also so huge artistic and cultural heritage that we are able to see in this city nowadays. The city get nearer the jewish heritage not…

Toledo: Gastronomic Capital 2016

TOLEDO has been designated Spain’s ‘Gastronomic Capital 2016′ and its numerous restaurants are highlighting locally sourced products and wines. Alfileritos24 is a contemporary restaurant set in one of Toledo’s narrow, twisting streets (Calle Alfileritos). Its taster menu (€39) has eight dishes, including hare, salted cod, pork, all accompanied by rices, pulses, marinades and sauces and…

Visiting Toledo and Segovia and delighting typical desserts

Jill and Jeff made a long day, visiting every corner of Toledo and Segovia, not only Jewish Quater but the rest too, and enjoyed photographing these two awesome cities. Thanks, guys, for a so interesting day. #JEWISHTOLEDO #JEWISHSEGOVIA #MAZAPAN

Yuda´s story

This video is a part of the story a Yuda, a boy who lived the expulsion from the Jewish Quarter in Segovia. The video was taken at the Abraham Seneor´s Palace in Segovia Jewish Quarter. #JEWISHSEGOVIA #JUDERIA #JEWISHTOLEDO #JEWISHQUARTER  

The New Mayor Synagogue-Segovia

Only in very times a year you can visit the remains of the synagogue known as “New Mayor Synagogue” or “Synagogue of Ibáñez”. Fortunately yesterday I could do it, and took these pictures I’m delighted to share with you all. In 1419 this Synagogue replaced the “Old Mayor Synagogue” after the events that wil be…

Mexico and Canada together visiting Toledo and Segovia

Last week we had also a very  interesting family visiting Toledo and Segovia after their Cruise on the Mediterranean Sea. “Thanks, Asher, for an incredible day” And I thank you all, for having the possiblity  of meeting so nice people.