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Hijar(Teruel/Spain): international relevance Jewish vestiges found

Little by little the enigmas that hides the hermitage of San Antón de Híjar are dissipating. The first results of the tastings made in just two weeks of January are already known and corroborate that, indeed, the present building is based on a Jewish synagogue. "In Spain there are only two medieval synagogues with such… Continue reading Hijar(Teruel/Spain): international relevance Jewish vestiges found

Madrid, Sin categoría

“La judía de Toledo”(“The Jewess of Toledo”) at Teatro de La Comedia de Madrid

(English version below) Versionada y dirigida por Laila Ripoll estará en cartel hasta el próximo 26 de marzo. El Teatro de la Comedia de Madrid acoge hasta el 26 de marzo, el drama político 'La judía de Toledo' de Lope de Vega, versionada y dirigida por Laila Ripoll. El espectáculo se representa con motivo del… Continue reading “La judía de Toledo”(“The Jewess of Toledo”) at Teatro de La Comedia de Madrid

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)

Antisemitism, Jewish Communities, Sin categoría, Toledo

The Archbishopric of #Toledo does not want to give a #synagogue to the Jewish Community of Spain

http://diariojudio.com/noticias/el-arzobispado-de-toledo-no-quiere-ceder-una-sinagoga-a-la-comunidad-judia-de-espana/233214/# The Archbishopric of Toledo will not give up, for the time being, the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca - one of the most visited monuments in this city -, to the Federation of Spanish Jewish Communities as it has requested. A petition that the Spanish Jews have been formulating since 1992, when the… Continue reading The Archbishopric of #Toledo does not want to give a #synagogue to the Jewish Community of Spain

Jaen, Jewish Communities, Sin categoría

Jaen(Spain): Jewish trace

http://www.ideal.es/jaen/culturas/201702/06/vida-judios-jaen-20170206145130.html The Provincial Historical Archive shows, through the initiative 'The Document of the Month', four documents on the life of the Jews in the city of Jaén between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, on the occasion of the celebration of the Day of Remembrance for the Victims Of the Holocaust, which was celebrated on 27… Continue reading Jaen(Spain): Jewish trace

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The forgotten giants. Rabbis before and after the expulsion of Spain

A book by Yosef Bitton cites 20 Jewish personalities who lived between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries, eight of them in Zamora This is the title of the book by Yosef Bitton, formerly the Great Rabbi of Uruguay and current spiritual leader of the Ohel David & Schlomo congregation in Brooklyn, New York, who in… Continue reading The forgotten giants. Rabbis before and after the expulsion of Spain

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Presentation of the book “The Return of the Bassat”-“El retorno de los Bassat”

The mayor of Castrillo Mota de Judíos, Lorenzo Rodríguez, attended the presentation of the book "The return of the Bassat" at the Sefarad Center in Madrid last Januray 12th. The book tells the life of the Bassat, Sephardic, who after having had to leave Spain in the fifteenth century, travel during the nineteenth and twentieth… Continue reading Presentation of the book “The Return of the Bassat”-“El retorno de los Bassat”