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Former Spanish attorney general accuses Israel and Argentinian Jews of killing his successor

A former Spanish government official has accused Israel and Argentinian Jews of being behind the untimely death of Spain’s attorney general while on a working trip to Argentina.

Spanish court suspends town’s anti-Israel boycott

Last week, a district court in Seville, southern Spain, issued a writ of interim injunction against the City Council of La Roda de Andalucia, halting its boycott of Israeli products as well as its decision to join the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign.

Israeli president pledges support for Spanish Jews in fighting antisemitism

Meeting with leaders of the Jewish community of Madrid on Sunday, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin pledged the Jewish state’s support in the fight against antisemitism, and celebrated 100 years of resurgent Jewish presence in Spain.

Jews in Spain unveil Europe’s first Torah written by a woman

A Spanish synagogue unveiled Europe’s first feminist Torah scroll on Saturday. According to Orthodox Jewish law, only men are allowed to write a Torah scroll. But Jewish women around the world are starting to challenge these strict gender norms, and now the trend has reached the Iberian Peninsula.

Spanish newspaper apologises for comments about Jewish origin of British football club

Spanish newspaper Marca has apologised to British football club Tottenham Hotspur after publishing an article in...

Real Madrid football star pilloried for posting picture of Western Wall

Real Madrid star Marco Asensio found himself at the centre of a...

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