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Spanish town votes to scrap ‘Kill Jews’ name

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, May 25, 2014 19:03 EDT
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Spanish town votes to scrap ‘Kill Jews’ name (via AFP)

Residents in a tiny Spanish town voted on Sunday to ditch its unfortunate, centuries-old name: Castrillo Matajudios, or Castrillo Kill Jews. They voted 29-19 in favour of scrapping the northern Spanish town’s name, in existence since at least 1623,…



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