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Map of the Call de Barcelona. Photo by Pere López.

Small numbers of Jews may have arrived in Barcelona soon after 70 C.E. as part of the wave of migrants arriving in Europe fleeing Roman repression in Palestine. They settled in what became known as El Call. Read more

History

Tombstones from the former Jewish cemetery on MontjuÏc were used to build this 16th-century palace in the Gothic Quarter. Read more

FEATURES

Carrer Marlet

Photo by Mónica Navarro

Barcelona's Sinagoga Major

Fiona Bowen tells us all about Barcelona's Sinagoga Major, an historic Jewish site located in the city's old town Read more

Aug 23, 2012 10:07 AM POSTCARDS FROM BARCELONA

Carrer Marlet

Photo by Mónica Navarro

Once at the heart of Catalan intellectual and economic life, the Jewish population of medieval Barcelona became a target for kings and commoners alike Read more

FEATURES

Barcelona's Jewish community is thriving for the first time in 600 years Read more

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