Thessaloniki’s Jews: ‘We can’t let this be forgotten; if it’s forgotten, it will die’

New centre in Greek city will be lifeline for small community, mostly descendants of Iberian exiles

Five centuries after they were expelled from Spain and eight decades after they were almost annihilated in the Holocaust, the small community of Sephardic Jews that lives on…

  • Sam Jones
  • The Guardian

On Tuesday, Thessaloniki’s Jewish community signed a deal with the Spanish government’s Instituto Cervantes to create a small centre where people will be taught modern…

Many Spanish Jews came to Thessaloniki, which was then part of the Ottoman empire, following their expulsion by…

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