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March 2017

The Rebuilt

By | March 10th, 2017|Toldot Barcelona|

The entrance of Franco´s troops to Barcelona the 26th of January, 1936 marked the end of war in the city and gave rise to a new scenario in which the values of the franquist regime would impose themselves with blood and fire.  The synagogue and the community center on the Provenza Street  are sacked .  [...]

The Founders

By | March 10th, 2017|Toldot Barcelona|

During World War 1, around one and two thousand Turkish Jews  arrive to Spain coming fron western Europe, the majority of them were residents of France.  A great percentage will return to their homeland after the war.  A few of them will stay.  In May the 6th 1919, nearly two months after the Treaty of [...]

The Centenary Tour

By | March 10th, 2017|Toldot Barcelona|

The tour pretends to rescue  the history of the first years of the CIB, Comunidad Israelita de Barcelona, from its foundation, at  the end of 1918, until the inauguration of the new headquarters at 44 Avenir Street, in the year 1954. The itinerary will follow the footsteps of several protagonists. Edmundo Metzger, a Swiss immigrant [...]

The 30’s

By | March 10th, 2017|Toldot Barcelona|

The coming of nazism in Germany, during March 1933, will displace to the Spanish State and more specifically to Barcelona, a numerous contingent of Ashkenazi Jews. Writers, journalists, censored artists, retailers, lawyers, medical doctors, political disidents, men and women from all ages, specially young people, with different motivations and conditions, that were only trying to remake [...]