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, Barcelona, Jewish Communities, Madrid

The Israeli consul recalls the struggle of the Jews in Catalonia for freedom

The Fossar de la Pedrera has become the scene this morning of an act of remembrance of the struggle of the Jews in Catalonia for freedom. The ceremony has been convened by four entities: the Jewish Community Atid, Chabad Lubavitch, the Progressive Jewish Community Bet Shalom and the Israeli Community. The act was carried out… Continue reading The Israeli consul recalls the struggle of the Jews in Catalonia for freedom

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, Jewish Communities, Segovia

Segovia: The exhibition ‘The Power of Civil Society during the Holocaust: Bulgaria / 1940-1944 /’

It shows the development of events throughout World War II on the international scene, the impact of events in Bulgaria, the position of the authorities and the firm response of civil society. From the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Spain, we would like to invite you to our next cultural events that will… Continue reading Segovia: The exhibition ‘The Power of Civil Society during the Holocaust: Bulgaria / 1940-1944 /’

Antisemitism, Shoa

Yad VaShem asks to Amazon to stop selling Shoa denial books

http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2017/03/01/actualidad/1488355586_309627.html The Jewish Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem, embarks again on a battle against the Holocaust deniers. On this occasion Robert Rozett, the director of his library - the one who owns the most complete collection of the world on everything published about the genocide committed by the Nazis - has written to the… Continue reading Yad VaShem asks to Amazon to stop selling Shoa denial books