Survivors of the Spanish Exile: The Underground Jews of Ibiza
Publication Date: February 1988
Publisher(s): Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Author(s): Gloria Mound
Series: The Jerusalem Letter, no.99, February 10, 1988
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Sephardic Jews; Jewish Outreach; Jewish Continuity; Community Development
The author, whose life work is finding hidden Jewish communities and assisting them to reconnect with Judaism, discusses the semi-secret Jewish community in Ibiza, one of the Balearic islands in Spain. The author outlines the reasons Jews in Ibiza were able to live partly openly since the Spanish Inquisition, maintaining synagogues and schools.