It's been more than 500 years since the Spanish Inquisition, but now, more than 2 million Jews may have the chance to return home. The Sephardic Ancestry Bill is the Spanish government’s latest attempt to offer citizenship to the descendants of those exiled for their religious beliefs.
The executive director of the American Sephardi Federation, Jason Guberman, explains to Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson what impact the bill would have if passed, how it’s different from legislation that came before it and what it means for Sephardic Jews around the world.
- Jason Guberman, executive director of the American Sephardi Federation.
This segment aired on April 3, 2015.