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Spain

Tracing My Ancestry Through Poetry

A few years after my grandfather passed away, my mother mentioned that for years he had refused to eat Spanish olives. I asked her why, and she said that he could trace his family history back to the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 and that this was his form of protest.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Spain." (Viewed on November 27, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/spain>.

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