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In the meantime, the draft bill, the text of which was supplied to the Post by a spokesperson for the Federation, and may be slightly altered in the process of its becoming law, includes the following information.

Casa Shalom founder Gloria Mound
David Hatchwell, head of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain, told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday that the law allowing Sephardi Jews and their descendants to apply for instant Spanish citizenship without even having to be resident in the country will not be approved for approximately six to eight months.

“There is no need to rush,” he said, as, for the moment there is no official address for requests for a Spanish passport. When the time comes, Hatchwell added, all the information will be made available by the Justice Ministry.

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