Catalans and Jews

Numbering between 10,000 and 15,000, Barcelona’s Jews are not of the same opinion when it comes to Catalan independence.

By RABBI STEPHEN BERKOWITZ
November 21, 2017 14:11
3 minute read.
Several Jews were among those attending a unity march in Barcelona on October 29, with a sea of Span

Several Jews were among those attending a unity march in Barcelona on October 29, with a sea of Spanish and Catalan flags in the background. (photo credit: STEPHEN BERKOWITZ)

 
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