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The BDS movement seeks to destroy Israel’s image in the eyes of the world.’
Spanish gov't cancels tolerance seminar by group accused of antisemitism

The government did not explain its decision to cancel the seminar, which had provoked international protests by Jewish groups and ACOM, a pro-Israeli organization in Spain.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/05/2020
Dagan: A BDS organization is as fit to teach anti-racism as the KKK

Head of ACOM Ángel Mas condemned BDS for “exploiting public institutions and tax-payers money to push their agenda, which is to promote hate and discrimination against Israelis and Spanish-Jews.”

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
19/05/2020
Spanish state hires group accused of antisemitism to ‘teach against hate’

Multiple courts in Spain, including in Valencia, have declared the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, or BDS, against Israel as a racist or discriminatory endeavor.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
16/05/2020
A Spanish flag flutters in the air as the capital of Spain is seen from the observatory deck of Madr
Spain prolongs citizenship deadline for descendants of expelled Jews

Many Jewish people were expelled from Spain in 1492, an event that rocked the Jewish world at the time. Now Spain is willing to recognize their descendants as citizens.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
16/05/2020
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Valencia's BDS stance 'incites hatred' - deemed illegal, unconstitutional

The 2018 motion promoted by the local fraction of the Podemos far-left party on the City Council of Valencia was passed, declaring a boycott of Israel and Valencia an “Israeli apartheid-free zone.”

The Plaza Alta in Badajoz, Spain, 24 January 2016
First Jew to serve in Spanish gov't since Inquisition died of COVID-19

In the early 1980s, Enrique Mugica Herzog played a pivotal role in talks that led to the establishment of diplomatic relations between Spain and Israel.

By LIAM HOARE/JTA
04/05/2020
Free at last! Spaniards get outside to exercise after 49 days of lockdown

Hit by one of the world's worst COVID-19 outbreaks, Spain imposed a strict lockdown in March, confining most of the population to their homes for all but essential trips.

By REUTERS
02/05/2020
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