Jewish Madrid

  • Janucá. La fiesta de las luces
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  • Januca. La fiesta de las luces
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  • Events
  • A little bit of history
  • Jewish Madrid today
  • Day trips from Madrid

On the European Day of Jewish Culture, held every year in September, the Sephardic-Israeli Centre puts on concerts honouring Jewish composers like Rosowsky, Vainberg and Shostakovich, among others. On this special day, the Jewish Community of Madrid holds an open door event.

Since 2008, Madrid has held Janucá, the festival of lights, on its streets. The Mayor of Madrid, along with the authorities of the Jewish and Sefarad-Israel Community of Madrid, feature in the lighting of candles in a festive day with music and the traditional spinning tops and fritters. In 2022, it will be held from dusk on 18 December until nightfall on 26 December.

For more information, check the Gateway to Sepharad guide

 

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