One month after passing a motion supporting a boycott against Israel, the Spanish municipality of Aviles distanced itself from that position and denounced it as discriminatory.
Spain’s government expressed “deep concern at the loss of many dozens of lives” of Palestinians as a result of Israel’s “use of force” in reaction to attacks against its citizens.
Spanish judges responsible for international affairs canceled the registration of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a war crimes suspect, which they said was a jurisdictional error.
A street name sign honoring a Spanish Jew was damaged in the southern Spanish city of Torremolinos amid a debate over the municipality’s decision to celebrate Hanukkah.
Spain’s king honored Sephardic Jews at a ceremony recognizing a new law that confers citizenship on the descendants of those banished during the Inquisition.
A far-left politician from the city of Cordoba in southern Spain said that a local Jewish music festival would need to be rethought if a motion she had submitted in favor of boycotting Israel passed.
A town in northern Spain held an official ceremony to celebrate its name change from “kill Jews town.”
Spanish officials will begin reviewing citizenship applications by some 4,500 individuals who identified themselves as descendants of Sephardic Jews, the country’s Jewish communities said.
American Jewish reggae star Matisyahu sang his famous song “Jerusalem” as protesters waved Palestinian flags at a music festival in Spain.
The boycott Israel movement thought it scored a huge coup by convincing a Spanish reggae festival to target Matisyahu. J.J. Goldberg explains how it blew up in the face of BDS supporters instead.