Reports of New Spanish Sephardic Citizenship Law Are Premature 1

Sephardi Torah

By Sam Sokol and Marion Fischel for the Jerusalem Post, February 9, 2014–Reports that Spain had passed legislation granting citizenship to Sephardic Jews residing anywhere in the world were premature, representatives of the Spanish Jewish community told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday. It was reported on Friday that the Spanish government had approved a law allowing descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled from the country in 1492 to seek Spanish nationality without giving up their current citizenship.

Read more on Jerusalem Post.com: http://www.jpost.com/Jewish-World/Jewish-Features/Spain-grants-right-of-dual-nationality-to-Sephardic-Jews-340839

See also “Sephardic Culture” on the Spanish Tourist Office site, Spain is Culture.com: http://www.spainisculture.com/en/estilos/sefardi/

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  1. Pingback: Spain’s Jewish heritage, ages after expulsion | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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