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A Spanish village is to hold a referendum over whether to change its name of Castrillo Matajudios, which translates as “Kill Jews”

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Spanish village to hold referendum over 'Kill Jews' name

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MADRID (AP) — The tiny Spanish village of Castrillo Matajudios, whose second name means “Kill Jews,” will hold a referendum next month to decide if it should change the name that offends outsiders and embarrasses some residents, its mayor said Tuesday.

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Spain town with 'Kill Jews' in name mulls change

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After 500 years, residents of this village will cast a ballot on whether it might be time for a name-change.

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Tiny town of Kill Jews' big question

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After 500 years, residents of this village will cast a ballot on whether it might be time for a name change.

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Tiny town of Kill Jews' big question

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And now the mayor of the small Spanish town of Castrillo Matajudios — which means Castrillo Kill Jews in English — has said residents will get the opportunity to vote on a name change. The 56 residents of the town, which lies near the northern city of Burgos, will vote May 25 on whether to change the name and instead celebrate the location's Jewish heritage, mayor Lorenzo Rodriguez said Monday …

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Unfortunately named town of 'Kill Jews' to vote on name change

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After more than 500 years, the 56 residents of Castrillo Matajudios (Castrillo Kill Jews) will vote on whether to change the town's name.

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Spanish town 'Kill Jews' will vote to change its name

THE mayor of Castrillo Matajudios – which means Castrillo Kill Jews in English – says residents will get to vote to change the town’s name.

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‘Kill Jews’ town to vote on name