Antisemitism, Jewish Communities, USA

Sukkot 5778: A Sukkah in the Prison of the Mexican Inquisition

Throughout our history, the Yehudim have overcome all obstacles to observe the Mitzvah of the Sukkah. But perhaps one of the most striking examples of the Jewish people's love and determination for this precept is the Sukkah that was built in the prisons of the Inquisition of Mexico City in 1603 by a crypto-Jewish man named… Continue reading Sukkot 5778: A Sukkah in the Prison of the Mexican Inquisition

Antisemitism, Barcelona, Jewish Communities, Madrid

Jewish Community of Madrid: Price Or Januka 2017

The Jewish Community of Madrid has announced that it will award its 2017 Or Januká Award to the State Security Forces and Corps for its defense of democracy and constitutional order and for "their risky work". According to a statement, the work of the Security Forces and Corps allows Jewish life in the capital "to… Continue reading Jewish Community of Madrid: Price Or Januka 2017

Jewish Communities

SPANISH MAYOR SUSPEND ISRAELI FILM CYCLE / ISRAEL EMBASSY RESPONSE

 The mayor of Cadiz suspends the film cycle when it "contradicts the 2016 agreement to join the campaign 'Espacio Libre de Apartheid Israelí' The City of Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain, yesterday suspended in a surprising way the Israeli Film Cycle that began Tuesday in the Contemporary Culture Space (ECCO), a municipal facilities that has hosted two… Continue reading SPANISH MAYOR SUSPEND ISRAELI FILM CYCLE / ISRAEL EMBASSY RESPONSE