Jewish Communities, Madrid, Melilla

Melilla: ‘Tetuan striped’, the exhibition about Atletico Tetuan goes to the Autonomous City After passing through Madrid and Tel Aviv, “Tetuan striped” returns to North Africa.

This time the expo is enriched with a panel dedicated to football in Melilla and the inaugural event will feature the intervention of former footballer Antonio Potous. While the city of Tetuán was part of the Spanish protectorate of Morocco (from 1912 to 1956), Atletico Tetuán became a member of the Primera División of Spanish… Continue reading Melilla: ‘Tetuan striped’, the exhibition about Atletico Tetuan goes to the Autonomous City After passing through Madrid and Tel Aviv, “Tetuan striped” returns to North Africa.

Antisemitism, Ceuta, Jewish Communities, Melilla

Spain aided to thousands of Jews to save their lives

There was a few years ago, when the clandestine passage to the land promised through Melilla was consented by Spain, instead of curbing it with a fence, because then what it was about was to help those fleeing from neighboring Morocco : An exodus of at least 5,000 Jews. A story that until recently was… Continue reading Spain aided to thousands of Jews to save their lives

Antisemitism, Madrid, Melilla

Melilla: Jews thank the Government for the Sephardic Law

The Jewish community of Melilla, which has been present in the city for more than 150 years, today recognized the Spanish State for the granting of nationality to the Sephardi, from which part of their diaspora settled in North Africa when Five centuries ago they were expelled from Spain. The Minister of Justice, Rafael Catalá,… Continue reading Melilla: Jews thank the Government for the Sephardic Law