The Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain stated that it was opposed to the Catalan secessionist efforts.
Catalonia’s Pyrenees mountains offered refuge to thousands, hiking through knee-deep snow and ice and avoiding Nazi border patrols.
Seeing armed police in riot gear outside a school in Barcelona, the Israeli lawmaker Ksenia Svetlova felt the instincts kick in from her days as
Violence between police and pro-independence protesters in Barcelona will not disrupt holiday services there.
Jewish leaders were unaware of injuries to community members after clashes between police and would-be voters in an independence referendum.
As the Catalan independence referendum nears hear the Klezmatics perform this this protest hymn – in Yiddish