On a recent warm night in Madrid, a young woman shared that she had travelled over 3,000 miles, leaving her husband and two young children in Montreal, to claim Spanish citizenship.
How Miriam Udel, a self-described Hebrew school nerd, became the greatest champion of Jewish children’s stories written by secular leftists.
A wave of Jews actually came to El Salvador centuries ago, to escape the Spanish Inquisition. They were forced to practice Judaism in secret.
Northern European kingdoms painted the Spanish Empire as “constitutionally evil; not just a political, religious and military rival,” the author said.
Here’s something no one expected: A reputable conservative magazine has published a column defending … The Spanish Inquisition.
The laws follow economic recessions and vigorous attempts by Lisbon and Madrid to attract wealthy investors, residents and tourists.
How do you sum up 500 years of Sephardic history in just a couple of illustrations? That’s the challenge Kurt Hoffman had to answer in the pages of the Forward.
Aristides Sousa Mendes is in search of his past. His grandfather is lionized for saving Jews from the Nazis in Portugal-but it wasn’t always that way.
Jewish day school graduates mostly want to study the Holocaust. A college lecturer asks if they should focus more on cultural empowerment, like their classmates from other groups.