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Voters in the tiny Spanish village of Castrillo Matajudios, whose name means Camp Kill Jews, overwhelmingly decided Sunday that it's time to change the name their town has had for nearly four centuries.

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JERUSALEM : Israel on Sunday blamed rising anti-Semitism for a Brussels shooting attack which killed three, including two Israelis, lashing out at Europe for “hypocrisy” in its attitude to the Jewish state.

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MADRID (AP) — Voters in the tiny Spanish village of Castrillo Matajudios, whose name means “Camp Kill Jews,” overwhelmingly decided Sunday that it's time to change the name their town has had for nearly four centuries.

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The tiny Spanish village of Castrillo Matajudios, or “Kill Jews Fort” in English, on Sunday voted in favor of changing its name, Spanish media reported, as it cast off a vestige of Roman Catholic religious persecution from over 400 years ago.

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The tiny Spanish village of Castrillo Matajudios, or “Kill Jews Fort” in English, on Sunday voted in favor of changing its name, Spanish media reported, as it cast off a vestige of Roman Catholic religious persecution from over 400 years ago. The campaign to rebaptize the village, led by mayor Lorenzo Rodriguez, had thrust its 56 mostly elderly inhabitants into the media spotlight in recent …

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium launched a nationwide hunt Sunday for a lone gunman who walked into the Jewish Museum, unpacked a Kalashnikov rifle, killed four people with a short burst of fire, packed up and briskly walked away.

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Belgian police continued the hunt Sunday for a suspected lone gunman who killed three people and critically injured a fourth in a shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels a day earlier.

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MADRID (AP) — Voters in the tiny Spanish village of Castrillo Matajudios, whose name means “Camp Kill Jews,” cast ballots Sunday to determine whether its name should be changed.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium launched a nationwide manhunt Sunday for a lone suspect in a shooting spree at the Brussels Jewish Museum that left three people dead and one in critical condition. MoreDeputy prosecutor Ine Van Wymersch said “we call on the whole population to help identify this person.” Her office was preparing to publish…

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