Foreign News: Grand Old Boycott

Wrote Christopher Columbus: "In the same month that Their Majesties [King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella] issued the edict that all Jews should be driven out of the Kingdom and its territories—in that same month they gave me the order to undertake my expedition of discovery."

Jewry's answer to Ferdinand & Isabella was to declare in 1492 a Jewish boycott of Spain which was still in effect last week. For 443 years Orthodox Jews have eschewed trading with Spain or felt twinges of conscience for doing so. Last week in Warsaw the hoary Boycott of Spain...

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