King of Spain honours Sephardic Jews in ceremony recognizing citizenship law

King Felipe VI of Spain speaking during a Ceremony on Granting Spanish Citizenship to Sephardic Jews at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, Nov. 30, 2015 (Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)
King Felipe VI of Spain speaking during a Ceremony on Granting Spanish Citizenship to Sephardic Jews at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, Nov. 30, 2015 (Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

King Felipe VI of Spain speaking during a Ceremony on Granting Spanish Citizenship to Sephardic Jews at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, Nov. 30, 2015 (Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

(JTA) – Spain’s king honoured Sephardic Jews at a ceremony recognizing a new law that confers citizenship on the descendants of those banished during the Inquisition. [Read more…]

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Netanyahu, Abbas shake hands at Paris climate summit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, shaking hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the U.N. Climate Change Conference near Paris, Nov. 30, 2015. (Martin Bureau/AP Images)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, shaking hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the U.N. Climate Change Conference near Paris, Nov. 30, 2015. (Martin Bureau/AP Images)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, shaking hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN Climate Change Conference near Paris, Nov. 30, 2015. (Martin Bureau/AP Images)

(JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas shook hands at the United Nations climate change conference near Paris.

The two leaders met and spoke after the group photo of the some 150 world leaders in attendance at the conference, which is being held at Le Bourget Airport just outside the French capital. Abbas and Netanyahu had been standing in the same row, with only one person between them. [Read more…]

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Trudeau and Netanyahu meet for first time in Paris

Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau of Canada (left) and Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel meet in Paris at the UN climate change conference, November 30. (YouTube_
Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau of Canada (left) and Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel meet in Paris at the UN climate change conference, November 30. (Amos Gershom GPO)

Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau of Canada (left) and Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel meet in Paris at the UN climate change conference, November 30. (Amos Gershom GPO)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met for the first time today near Paris where both are attending the United Nations climate change conference. [Read more…]

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