Antisemitism, Burgos, Jewish Communities, Madrid

Castrillo Mota de Judíos presents in Madrid the new project for this city

The excavations at the site of La Mota, the interpretation center of Jewish culture on the Camino de Santiago and the proposal to design a Sephardic cultural itinerary in the province of Burgos are the three major initiatives in which Castrillo Mota works Jews, and that tomorrow Monday will present to the Spanish Jewish community… Continue reading Castrillo Mota de Judíos presents in Madrid the new project for this city

Antisemitism, Jewish Communities, Sin categoría, Toledo

The Archbishopric of #Toledo does not want to give a #synagogue to the Jewish Community of Spain

http://diariojudio.com/noticias/el-arzobispado-de-toledo-no-quiere-ceder-una-sinagoga-a-la-comunidad-judia-de-espana/233214/# The Archbishopric of Toledo will not give up, for the time being, the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca - one of the most visited monuments in this city -, to the Federation of Spanish Jewish Communities as it has requested. A petition that the Spanish Jews have been formulating since 1992, when the… Continue reading The Archbishopric of #Toledo does not want to give a #synagogue to the Jewish Community of Spain

Jewish Communities, Toledo

“Toledo is the Jerusalem of Sepharad”

http://www.abc.es/espana/castilla-la-mancha/toledo/disfruta/abci-jose-ignacio-carmona-toledo-jerusalen-sefarad-201702092007_noticia.html From a young age, the writer and researcher José Ignacio Carmona already felt Jewish, despite being raised in a Christian Toledo family. He lived in the neighborhood of San Antón, where a Jewish cemetery was discovered in 2013, the Cerro de la Horca. Coincidentally or not, Carmona feels that memory, something that reflects in… Continue reading “Toledo is the Jerusalem of Sepharad”

Ceuta, Jewish Communities

Students from University of Viena visit the Jewish Community of Ceuta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUZ2sxn2VIA&feature=youtu.be A group of students from the University of Vienna have started their visit in Ceuta to learn first hand the coexistence between different cultures. They will be in the city for a week, as they did three years ago in Melilla. The group has visited the Hindu Temple, the Muley El Mehdi Mosque and… Continue reading Students from University of Viena visit the Jewish Community of Ceuta

Jewish Communities, Toledo

Toledo and the claimed Synagogue

http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2017/02/14/actualidad/1487073379_668229.html The archbishop of Toledo prefers to remain silent. The official response of his diocese at the insistence of EL PAÍS is: "The archbishop considers that, for the moment, he should not make any statement on the matter." The "subject" is the property of the Santa María la Blanca synagogue in Toledo, which today belongs… Continue reading Toledo and the claimed Synagogue

Cordoba, Jewish Communities

The President of the Council of the Sephardic Community back to Lucena(Cordoba/Spain)

http://www.lucenahoy.com/articulo/ocio/abraham-haim-conferencia-judios/20170208104352037860.html Only three months after his first official visit, Dr. Abraham Haim, president of the Council of the Sephardic Community in Jerusalem, returns to Lucena to deliver the speech Spain and the Jews: encounter, disagreement and reunion. An event, which will be attended by the manager of the Network of Jewish Quarters of Spain, Marta… Continue reading The President of the Council of the Sephardic Community back to Lucena(Cordoba/Spain)

Burgos

Some cities in Burgos(Spain) develop a sephardic itenerary in the province

http://www.lavanguardia.com/ocio/viajes/20170204/414004766309/pueblos-de-burgos-impulsan-un-itinerario-cultural-sefardi-en-la-provincia.html The Burgos municipality of Castrillo Mota de Judíos, which in 2015 got rid of its surname 'matajudíos', promotes a project to create a Sephardic cultural itinerary that makes Burgos a tourist reference for the Jewish community and values the shared history and Heritage and cultural heritage. The province has a very extensive and interesting… Continue reading Some cities in Burgos(Spain) develop a sephardic itenerary in the province