“Qualitavely Jews are not a minority”

The president of the association Be Sepharad-Legado Sefardí, Pepa Rull, said that the Jews have contributed much to the history of Spain and its culture. In order to understand this fact, “we must review the history they have told us, because it is impossible to understand Spanish history without understanding that of the Jews.” “It…

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…

From Champs Elysee to Ben Yehuda

More than 200 French Jews arrived on Monday from Israel on a special flight from Paris, which is the largest number of new olim (those that ascend to Israel) from Europe and anywhere in the world this summer. Among them there are 74 minors. The youngest, who travels with his parents and brothers, is two…

El Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Madrid rechaza el Boicot contra Israel

Enlace Judío México.- El pasado miércoles el Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Madrid rechazó el recurso presentado por el Ayuntamiento de Rivas-Vaciamadrid contra la sentencia que anula y deja sin efecto el boicot contra Israel y las empresas o individuos que no se opongan al Estado Judío. El Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Madrid reafirmó…

Toledo: Sephardic Culture at the University

The Chancellor of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), Miguel Angel Collado, and the director of the Instituto Cervantes, Juan Manuel Bonet, opened Monday in the Campus of Toledo international courses in Spanish language and culture and Sephardic culture Promoted from the General Foundation through the program ‘Spanish in Toledo’ (ESTO). This year’s edition includes…

Three dusty boxes full of documents on the ground floor of a chalet near Madrid keep the story of a well-known German diplomat based in Toledo, very well connected with the aristocracy of Madrid and the Government, who suffered a rocambolesco kidnapping by the Gestapo “for Be antinazi, “comments the Ceballos family whenever he has…

Misión #Heberlein: un secuestro de la #Gestapo en #Toledo

MARTA TOMÉ Tres polvorientas cajas repletas de documentos en los bajos de un chalé cercano a Madrid guardan la historia de un conocido diplomático alemán afincado en Toledo, muy bien relacionado con la aristocracia madrileña y el Gobierno, que sufrió un rocambolesco secuestro por parte de la Gestapo “por ser antinazi”, comenta la familia Ceballos siempre que tiene…

#Jews in #Zimbabwe

The Sephardic Community of Harare (Zimbabwe) was constituted in 1931, mainly by Jews originating from the island of #Rhodes. In 1934 the Synagogue was built, and the congregation entered a period of growth. Thus, in the following decades were incorporated community institutions such as Sha’are Shalom Synagogue and Rhodes Community Memorial Hall. In 1961 there…