Catalonia

Unistas at a Barcelona pro-union street rally on October 29
Whither Catalonia?

The independence movement faces stiff opposition from Spain.

By JON IMMANUEL
21/11/2017
Several Jews were among those attending a unity march in Barcelona on October 29, with a sea of Span
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
21/11/2017
President Rivlin signs a guest book at the Spanish Parliament, November 2017
Rivlin addresses Spanish parliament, highlights democratic values, tolerance

"Spain and Israel are both young democracies...facing trials and turmoil abroad and at home," President Reuven Rivlin told Spanish lawmakers.

President Rivlin in Madrid: 'Spain for us is one country'

President Rivlin and First Lady Nechama were guests of honor at a state dinner at the Royal Palace in Madrid hosted by Spanish King Felipe and Queen Letizia.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
07/11/2017
Deux juifs, trois opinions

Que pensent les juifs de Catalogne de l’indépendance de la région ?

President Reuven Rivlin
Rivlin set to begin Spain visit

Although Rivlin’s visit celebrates 30 years of diplomatic ties between Spain and Israel, this year is also the 525th anniversary year of the expulsion of Spanish Jewry.

DISMISSED CATALAN vice president Oriol Junqueras arrives Thursday in Madrid to testify at Spain’s Hi
Middle Israel: Europe and the perversion of nationalism

This is the sad aftermath to the European Union’s post-nationalist experiment.

Students in Catalonia march in support of the region's independence, September 2017
Political suicide in Catalonia

How Catalonia self-destructed.

Israeli tourism site: Barcelona vacations have plummeted

The number of vacations booked to the Catalan region by Israelis has dropped 23%.

A pro-unity supporters takes part in a demonstration in central Barcelona, Spain.
Spain's control over Catalonia to be tested on Monday as work resumes

Several Spanish ministers said at the weekend they were convinced civil servants would obey orders and reminded that those who did not could lose their job.

By REUTERS
30/10/2017
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