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A citizen under Spain's new Law of Return for descendents of Jews exiled in 1492 to speak Dec. 18


November 15, 2019

Jacksonville’s Josh Fisher has obtained Spanish citizenship through his Sephardic ancestry, demonstrating that his family was exiled in 1492. Fisher, who will be the featured speaker at the Dec. 18 meeting of the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society is one of the more than a 140 Sephardic Jews that have had the opportunity to become Spanish citizens through Spain’s Miami Consulate in the last few years. Fisher will explain the process and some of the background of Spain’s Law of Return to the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society at a meeting open to all and scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18th at the Main Branch of the St. Johns County Library, 1960 N Ponce De Leon Boulevard (Route US. 1), St. Augustine, Florida 32084. Call (904) 827-6940 for best directions.

This hour-long program is free, open to the public and no advance arrangements need be made. All are welcome. Call 804-914-4460 for further information.


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