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… Continue reading Ceuta: a Spanish Jewish Comunity in North Africa
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… Continue reading The Edict of Expulsion
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… Continue reading Segovia: Remembering the sephardic past
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… Continue reading Toledo: Gastronomic Capital 2016
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
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
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… Continue reading The New Mayor Synagogue-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.