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Spanish Village That Dropped ‘Kill Jews’ Name Hit by Antisemitic Graffiti Attack

Spanish Village That Dropped ‘Kill Jews’ Name Hit by Antisemitic Graffiti Attack

From: Guardian

The mayor of a Spanish village whose former name was an ugly reminder of the country’s medieval persecution of its Jewish population has vowed to carry on with plans for a Sephardic memory centre despite an antisemitic graffiti attack this week.

Seven years ago, the 52 eligible residents of Castrillo Matajudíos – Camp Kill Jews in English, voted in a referendum to change the village’s name back to Castrillo Mota de Judíos, which means Jews’ Hill Camp.

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