A Jewish path in Zamora

A Cuban-American academic with Spanish roots reveals the story behind annual events in Spain’s northwest.

By JESUS JAMBRINA
March 23, 2016 18:28
Prof. Jesus Jambrina

Prof. Jesus Jambrina (left) gives a presentation on uncovering Zamora’s Jewish past at the La Crosse Synagogue, Wisconsin, on March 6. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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On March 6, I gave a presentation titled “Uncovering Jewish Zamora” at the La Crosse Synagogue in Wisconsin.

When, in 2010, I began to look into the subject of a Jewish presence in the province of Zamora, and its capital city of the same name – crossed by the Duero River and close to the border with Portugal – I never dreamed where my curiosity would lead.

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