The mayor of Castrillo Mota de Judíos, Lorenzo Rodríguez, attended the presentation of the book “The return of the Bassat” at the Sefarad Center in Madrid last Januray 12th.
The book tells the life of the Bassat, Sephardic, who after having had to leave Spain in the fifteenth century, travel during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Bulgaria, Turkey, Austria, Germany and France, return to Spain and the Coen, Romanian Jews Established on the Greek island of Corfu, who also have to emigrate to Italy and France, before one of its members arrives in Barcelona in 1905. Vicenç Villatoro is the author of this book that goes through the years of “The Return of the Bassat “By the hand of Luis Bassat.
In the presentation of the book, Lorenzo Rodriguez coincided among other celebrities with Albert Rivera, president of Citizens, or David Hatchwell, president of the Jewish Community of Madrid.
Castrillo will present his projects in Madrid
Taking advantage of the visit to the capital of Spain, the mayor of Castrillo Mota de Judíos specified the date of the presentation of the projects of Castrillo Mota de Judíos in Madrid. The date chosen is no other than 27 February and the place will be the Sefarad Center itself, in the main street of Madrid. The presentation aims to present the project of the small Burgos municipality to Madrid society, with special interest in the important Jewish community of the capital.