Israel, Jewish Communities

Macabiah: The Zionist Olympics

In 1912, during the Olympic Games in Stockholm, the adolescent Yosef Yekutieli, of Belarusian origin but emigrated to Palestine, had a vision: Jews needed their own Olympics. For years it called innumerable doors and collided with so many obstacles. In 1921 he created the Macabi International Union, a sports organization that pays homage to Judas… Continue reading Macabiah: The Zionist Olympics

Antisemitism, Barcelona, Israel, Jewish Communities, Madrid

Barcelona: young anti-Semite condemned to visit a synagogue

A judge in Barcelona has sentenced a young man of 22 years to four months in prison, special disqualification for the right of suffrage and about 500 euros fine for having painted a Nazi swastika at the door of a synagogue in the Catalan capital. The sentence nevertheless agrees to suspend the sentence of deprivation… Continue reading Barcelona: young anti-Semite condemned to visit a synagogue

Israel

Month of Israel in Andalusia

The Israeli Embassy in Spain, in collaboration with various institutions, has organized the month of Israel in Andalusia to be held the second fortnight of March in different cities of Andalusia. The program includes various meetings, events and events of cultural, political, technological, gastronomic, etc. The main objectives of this initiative are to strengthen the… Continue reading Month of Israel in Andalusia

Israel

“The Spy”: the story of Eli Cohen on NETLIX series

"The Spy", produced by Alain Goldman (La Vie en Rose) and directed by Gideon Raff (Homeland), will tell the true and incredible story of Eli Cohen, a Jewish spy of Egyptian origin, who worked for Israel in the 60s, Syria, reports the French premiere cinema magazine. This new series will be co-produced by Netflix and… Continue reading “The Spy”: the story of Eli Cohen on NETLIX series

Israel, Jewish Communities, Madrid, Shoa

The end of Embassy”, the confectionery in Madrid that saved 30,000 Jews in IIWW

The depressive Madrid of the first 40 was also a Madrid of secrets and intrigues, spies with monocle and clandestine activities. Under its privileged geographical situation, holding the interests of Nazis and allies, stories of alternative diplomacy are hidden; Double side of the exclusive Embassy. This confectionery of the Paseo de la Castellana, which brought… Continue reading The end of Embassy”, the confectionery in Madrid that saved 30,000 Jews in IIWW

Antisemitism, Israel

The Spanish Government bets for the Hebrew-Sephardic cultural heritage

http://www.lacerca.com/noticias/espana/grupo_popular_pide_impulsar_difusion_herencia_cultural_sefardi-353695-1.html Culture spokeswoman Marta Torrado of the Popular Parliamentary Group on Tuesday defended a motion by her group urging the government to give impetus to projects aimed at spreading the Hebrew-Sephardic cultural heritage to highlight its legacy as a part Indispensable of our identity. The initiative of the Popular Party, which has been approved in… Continue reading The Spanish Government bets for the Hebrew-Sephardic cultural heritage

Cordoba, Israel, Jewish Communities, Sin categoría

Kosher: a turistical target for Cordoba(Spain)

http://sevilla.abc.es/andalucia/cordoba/sevi-objetivo-turistico-cordoba-mercados-no-prioritarios-201703010813_noticia.html In the United Kingdom, Germany and France already have Cordoba in the spotlight. It is the international markets that the latest strategic plan developed by the Tourism Consortium identifies as "priority" in tourism. They also coincide with the countries of origin of the majority of foreign tourists who visit the city. However, although the… Continue reading Kosher: a turistical target for Cordoba(Spain)