Antisemitism, Jewish Communities, Segovia

Segovia: The exhibition ‘The Power of Civil Society during the Holocaust: Bulgaria / 1940-1944 /’

It shows the development of events throughout World War II on the international scene, the impact of events in Bulgaria, the position of the authorities and the firm response of civil society. From the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Spain, we would like to invite you to our next cultural events that will… Continue reading Segovia: The exhibition ‘The Power of Civil Society during the Holocaust: Bulgaria / 1940-1944 /’

Jewish Communities

Amancio Ortega, founder of Inditex group(ZARA,…) donates 10% of 2016 profit

Amancio Ortega, founder and largest shareholder of the Inditex group(Zara, Bersjka, Massimo Duti,...), has donated 320 million euros for the acquisition of more than 290 latest-generation cancer teams that will be installed in hospitals all over Spain. So far, the Foundation's program for the technological renewal of radiotherapy diagnosis and treatment of cancer in public… Continue reading Amancio Ortega, founder of Inditex group(ZARA,…) donates 10% of 2016 profit

Antisemitism, Jewish Communities, Madrid, Toledo

Was there a Jewish Quarter in Madrid?

When, after visiting Toledo, Cordoba or Girona, Jewish tourists arrive into Madrid, they often ask the locals where the Jewish quarter of the city was. Some respond with silence or an embarrassed "I do not know". Others answer that in Lavapiés, the most widespread belief, but false. And is that, after centuries buried and unknown,… Continue reading Was there a Jewish Quarter in Madrid?

Jewish Communities

The first Harbour in Spain with Kosher and Hallal Certificate: Huelva

The Port of Huelva has become the first in Spain to possess the Kosher and Halal certificate which accredits to the Jewish and Muslim communities, respectively, that it is adequate to guarantee the conditions demanded in the handling of products. Javier Barrero, the president of the Port of Huelva, says it is a very important… Continue reading The first Harbour in Spain with Kosher and Hallal Certificate: Huelva

Antisemitism, Jewish Communities

Incredible speech in UN: “Where are your Jews?”

"Where are your Jews?" This was the overwhelming question that silenced a group of Arab countries that was accusing Israel of practicing apartheid against the Palestinians. It was pronounced at the UN Human Rights Council by Hillel Neuer, director of United Nations Watch, an organization dedicated to controlling the anti-Israeli bias of the ONE. Neuer… Continue reading Incredible speech in UN: “Where are your Jews?”

Jewish Communities, USA

Mexico: recovered manuscripts with which Jewish literature from the Discovery of America

The Mexican government recovered three manuscripts belonging to Luis de Carvajal and de la Cueva, one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico, founder of the New Kingdom of Leon and the city of Monterrey, in which the person of Jewish descent narrates his life and his Faith, in the context of New Spain. Diego Prieto,… Continue reading Mexico: recovered manuscripts with which Jewish literature from the Discovery of America

Jewish Communities

The Jewish football player able to change a match schedule in the Spanish Football League

Haim Revivo was the first Israeli player to play in the Spanish League. He did it in Celta de Vigo between 1996 and 2000, period in which the team reached to reach semifinals of the UEFA CUP(1999). The goal of Revivo in Anfield that entered the history of Celta Revivo arrived at Celta after being… Continue reading The Jewish football player able to change a match schedule in the Spanish Football League