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Spain Voids Alhambra Decree (Expulsion of 1492), 1968

On This Day in Jewish History, 1968

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#onthisday, 1968, 476 years after its declaration, the Alhambra Decree that expelled Spain's Jews in 1492 is officially [FINALLY?] revoked by the Spanish government.

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An act that is directly related with the Spanish & Portuguese Inquisitions and had put an end to one of the Jewish People's most prosperous periods in Exile.

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Sources:

https://blogs.loc.gov/law/2013/03/alhambra-decree-521-years-later/

https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/the-spanish-expulsion-1492

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