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Learn about Spain's Law of Return

 

December 13, 2019



First Coast’s Josh Fisher, a citizen under Spain’s new Law of Return for decendents of Jews exiled in 1492, will speak at the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society’s Dec. 18 meeting.

Fisher—who obtained Spanish citizenship through his Sephardic ancestry, demonstrating that his family was exiled in 1492—is one of the more than 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.

The meeting is 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 and more information. This hour-long program is free, open to the public and no advance arrangements need be made.

 

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