This Day in Jewish History 1968: Spain Revokes the Expulsion of the Jews

Nearly 500 years after the Jews were banished, they now could now practice their religion openly without any restrictions whatsoever.

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On December 16, 1968, the Spanish government formally revoked the 1492 Alhambra Decree, also known as the Edict of Expulsion, which sent the Jews of Aragon and Castile into exile.