Jewish Communities

The #Angel of El Cairo: Angel Sagaz

The #Spanish government saved 1,500 Egyptian Jews after the Six Day War. Made well known, but little publicized, it deserves a memorial on the fiftieth anniversary of this crucial Arab Israeli contest. At the outbreak of hostilities (June 1967), Spain was discreetly required from various Jewish organizations to mediate for the Hebrews of belligerent Arab… Continue reading The #Angel of El Cairo: Angel Sagaz

Antisemitism, Jewish Communities, Madrid

Commemoration of Yom Hashoa in Madrid

The emotional act was celebrated before the Holocaust Memorial, which was erected 10 years ago by the architect Alberto Stisin and the author of the work Samuel Nahon, representing the will to defend freedom and human rights. The installation of the laurel wreath by the Deputy Mayor of Madrid, Marta Higueras, Daniel Kutner, Israeli Ambassador… Continue reading Commemoration of Yom Hashoa in Madrid

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

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