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Spain approves citizenship path for expelled Jews

Spain’s parliament has approved a law allowing Sephardic Jews to apply for Spanish citizenship.

The vote will permit applications from descendants of Jews forced to flee the country after a religious crackdown more than 500 years ago.

The law could mean as many as 3.5 million people would have permission settle in Spain without giving up their current nationalities.

Around 300,000 Jews lived in Spain before 1492 when they were forced into exile or to convert to Christianity.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. If you go back and read the references books in 1492 about who the people Spain kicked out. It will shock you. It wasn't these White people. They were black Jews back in 1492 that Spain kicked out.

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