Balearic Islands honors 33 Jews massacred 3 centuries ago

04.05.2011                      30.Nisan, 5771                      Rosch Hodesch 1; Tag 15 des Omer

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Balearic Islands honors 33 Jews massacred 3 centuries ago

Most decedents of Chuetas are said to be unaware, indifferent to Jewish heritage, but about a dozen individuals have returned to Judaism.

The local government of the Balearic Islands in Spain will, for the first time, officially acknowledge the suffering of a local community, whose ancestors were Jewish, at a ceremony in Palma de Majorca on Thursday.
Balearic Island President, Francesc Antich Oliver, will attend the commemorative event held on the 320th anniversary of the killing of 33 locals who belonged to the Cheuta minority, and were executed by the Spanish Inquisition for secretly practicing Judaism in 1691….