“This is an extremely important step … one that clearly demonstrates the Portuguese authorities’ intention to look critically at its past.”
Stripped of historical context, the diaries of Anne Frank and Luis de Carvajal El Mozo allow us to believe what we want to believe.
A recent New York Times piece tells the story of Palermo, Sicily’s resurgent Jewish community
Jewish historian Anita Novinsky, 94, was nominated for the “Woman Science Pioneers” award by the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development for her longtime academic and field research about the Inquisition.
Christopher Columbus is rumored to have had Jewish ancestry. But his translator may have been the first member of the tribe in the New World.
The Jewish Community of Madrid said it would take legal steps against a celebrated writer who cited Israel’s Gaza operation in justifying past expulsions of Jews.
The Spanish government has approved a draft bill that proposes to grant citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews who were forced into exile 500 years ago.
The descendants of four Portuguese Jewish brothers who fled the Inquisition 400 years ago recently gathered for a reunion. Let’s just say they have some fascinating tales to tell.
The frenzy over Spain’s move to give Sephardi Jews citizenship, which some have dubbed Israel’s ‘Spanish fever,’ is spreading. But there may be more hurdles than meet the eye.
Spanish Muslims urged their government to grant citizenship to descendants of Muslims who were expelled from Spain in addition to Jews.