Breaking neutrality, Spanish Jews come out against Catalan independence

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‘As Spanish Jews we wholly support the Spanish Constitution’

Despite umbrella body statement, Jews living in the secessionist region appear divided over the crisis that is roiling the country

Breaking with its policy of neutrality on Catalan independence, the main umbrella group of Spanish Jews on Friday blamed separatists for the kingdom’s crisis and declared allegiance to the constitution.

Celeb 1aThe Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain, or FCJE, did this in a statement released hours after Catalan lawmakers voted to declare independence from Spain, as Madrid vowed in turn to “restore legality” and quash the region’s secessionist…

Expressing “deep concern over the…

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