Spanish Cathedrals

What is a Cathedral? A Cathedral is the church where the Bishop has his cathedra, which means chair in Latin.  There is a Bishop (or Archbishop) in each Diocese (or Archdiocese).   A Diocese is an ecclesiastical district, the Dioceses are often the same territory as the political provinces, but Read more…

Interior of the Toledo former synagogue

Jewish Heritage in Spain

Sefarad is the name given in the Jewish tradition to the Iberian Peninsula,  in modern Hebrew is just Spain. And nowadays the Sephardic Jews are those whose ancestors where Spaniards or Portuguese and where unfairly expelled from their countries in the late 15th century. From many centuries, the Jewish communities Read more…