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REPORTER | 29/08 11:03 CET

Sephardic Jews eye return to Spain

Sephardic Jews eye return to Spain

In 1492 Spain's Catholic monarchs passed a law, the Edict of Expulsion of the Jews, which forced Spanish Jews either to become Catholic or go into exile. The people who left Spain were called Sephardic Jews, from the Hebrew word Sepharad, meaning a place from which people are…