The Jewish Underground Railroad Born Survivors
Spanish diplomats are appreciated and accredited for offering help and protection to Sephardic Jews. Yad Vashem which is the Israeli memorial for Holocaust victims has recently acclaimed the great efforts of the Spanish Diplomat Sebastian de Romero Radigales who granted Spanish citizenship to some Jews in areas controlled by the Nazi. More
Lleida, a Catalonia-based town has started marking the rocky unforgiving routes taken by the Jews to flee Nazi Europe to neutral Spain. According to Spanish daily Europa Press, Jewish European citizens migrated from France to Spain through the Pyrenees. The fifth route was recently commemorated after four other routes had been discovered and celebrated by Lleida council president Joan Reñé and the Israeli ambassador Alon Bar back in 2014. The routes measure around 151.6 kilometers and are spread over the Spanish provinces of Vall d’Arán, Pallars Sobirà, Alt Urgell, la Cerdanya and l’Alta Ribagorça.
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