İzmir’s old Jewish neighborhood to turn into museum

An old Jewish neighborhood in the western province of İzmir, where some nine synagogues exist, will turn into an open museum. According to an expert, the area was home to 30,000 Jewish citizens.

Monumental synagogue emerges from ancient ruins in Turkey

Relics from the largest known synagogue of antiquity will go on display next year in a museum in western Turkey.

Barcelona’s old synagogue vandalised

The main façade of the old Jewish temple of the Catalan capital has appeared with graffiti and with the mezuzah of the door torn off.

Person convicted in Navarre for hate speech against Jews on social networks

The Provincial Court of Navarre has sentenced a 40-year-old man to two years in prison and a four-month fine for committing a hate speech offence on social networks, exalting the attacks against Israel and calling for a 'Holy War'. He was also dedicated to exalting the actions of the terrorist group Hamas and inciting hatred against Jews.

Tàrrega will inaugurate a Museum on Catalan Judaism

Tàrrega City Council will inaugurate  a new cultural facility that will consolidate the capital of l'Urgell as one of the dissemination centers about Catalan Judaism.

Spanish Catholic church to investigate antisemitic rituals

Spain’s Catholic church has said it will investigate antisemitic rituals after an Israeli newspaper revealed that towns and villages continue to commemorate the “blood libel” that Jews use the blood of Christian children in religious rituals.

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