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Spanish village considers changing name from 'Kill Jews'
UPI ^ | April 14, 2014 | Evan Bleier

Posted on 04/22/2014 11:07:38 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

CASTRILLO MATAJUDIOS , Spain, April 14 (UPI) -- Families in a Spanish village who have been living with the name Castrillo Matajudios (Kill Jews) since the Spanish Inquisition may finally be changing their town’s name back to what it was originally, Castrillo Mota de Judios (Jews Hill).

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According to Haaretz, area residents often say “killing Jews” when they are referring to “the traditional drinking of lemonade spiked with alcohol at festivals held in city squares at Easter, or drinking in general.”

(Excerpt) Read more at upi.com ...


TOPICS: History; Society
KEYWORDS: europeanunion; israel; napl; spain
Mighty white of ya.
1 posted on 04/22/2014 11:07:38 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Families in a Spanish village who have been living with the name Castrillo Matajudios (Kill Jews) since the Spanish Inquisition may finally be changing their town’s name back to what it was originally, Castrillo Mota de Judios (Jews Hill)

No hurry. Take your time.


2 posted on 04/22/2014 11:08:58 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The United States has Matamoros (Kill Moors, i.e. Kill Moslems).


3 posted on 04/22/2014 11:09:30 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: thecodont

What state?


4 posted on 04/22/2014 11:10:49 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: thecodont

I thought that was in Mexico.


5 posted on 04/22/2014 11:14:47 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: thecodont

I think Matamoros is in Mexico. Unless they imported city names too?


6 posted on 04/22/2014 11:15:14 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

Ah, you’re right. Right over the “border” from Brownsville.


7 posted on 04/22/2014 11:16:10 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Slings and Arrows

Well, since they’ve been living with this since The Inquisition perhaps they could make the change slow and incremental.

Start off with “Maim and Ostracize Jews” and work up from there.

Just a thought.


8 posted on 04/23/2014 12:54:36 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

Maybe there’s a twelve-step program.


9 posted on 04/23/2014 1:13:36 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

What’s with the flag?


10 posted on 04/23/2014 3:04:35 AM PDT by mindburglar (When Superman and Batman fight, the only winner is crime.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

They should keep the name, have an annual festival, sell T-shirts, have nice bonfires, lots of spiked lemonade.


11 posted on 04/23/2014 4:31:08 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: Slings and Arrows

I wasn’t expecting the Spanish Inquisition. Nooooooooone expected the Spanish Inquisition!


12 posted on 04/23/2014 4:57:51 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Oh no, not the COMFY CHAIR!


13 posted on 04/23/2014 5:15:50 AM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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14 posted on 04/23/2014 5:28:44 AM PDT by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I would much rather adopt the Amish custom of naming towns after various acts of physical love.


15 posted on 04/23/2014 5:33:47 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Matamoros, Pa. is across the Delaware River from Port Jervis, N.Y. It's where New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania meet.

I never knew that's what it meant. Let's see how long it remains.

16 posted on 04/23/2014 6:23:16 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: Slings and Arrows
There were Crypto-Jews who came over with the Spaniards. They practiced Catholicism openly to hide their true heritage. They practiced Judaism in secret. This was due to Spain's expulsion of the Jews in Columbus' time.

Not surprised to see a town named as such.

There is a history of Crypto-Jews in New Mexico.

17 posted on 04/23/2014 6:24:39 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

18 posted on 04/23/2014 6:28:19 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Our weapons are surprise and fear, and ruthless efficiency, and an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope, and nice red uniforms...


19 posted on 04/23/2014 7:06:46 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: chajin

They were ruthless.


20 posted on 04/23/2014 7:15:04 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: dfwgator

That routine still cracks me up after all these years.


21 posted on 04/23/2014 7:25:31 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Timeless humor.


22 posted on 04/23/2014 7:26:09 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Spain is a weird place.


23 posted on 04/23/2014 7:56:40 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: Jewbacca

You’re not kidding.


24 posted on 04/23/2014 8:06:55 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
They were ruthless.

No, Boaz was ruthless--that is, until he got married.

25 posted on 04/23/2014 8:53:28 AM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: Slings and Arrows

In New Jersey, there is a place named Kill van Kull.

I don’t know who this van Kull guy was, but somebody sure didn’t like him! :)


26 posted on 04/23/2014 9:19:12 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Cowboy Bob
"Kill" is often used for rivers.

The Battenkill, Fishkill, etc.
27 posted on 04/23/2014 9:21:42 AM PDT by Robert Teesdale
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To: Slings and Arrows

The town council can take centuries to deliberate on any question.


28 posted on 04/23/2014 2:23:02 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Glad I’m not applying for a building permit, then.


29 posted on 04/23/2014 3:32:38 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: chajin

That’s true.


30 posted on 04/23/2014 4:17:17 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Why do you think it stayed a village;-?


31 posted on 04/23/2014 5:48:05 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

No smart Jewish accountants to manage the finances.


32 posted on 04/23/2014 6:13:32 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Oratam

So there is. Named after the Mexican city, is my guess. I’m tempted to send an anonymous tip to CAIR, just for the lulz.


33 posted on 04/23/2014 6:15:41 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
No! Islamberg is just up the road.

What have I done? What have I done?

34 posted on 04/23/2014 6:52:31 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: Oratam

Once the avalanche has started, it is too late for the pebbles to vote. ;^)


35 posted on 04/23/2014 7:10:49 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

They had those, but...well...they killed them.


36 posted on 04/23/2014 10:03:31 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

"Our bad."

37 posted on 04/23/2014 10:37:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Oratam
Matamoros, Pa. is across the Delaware River from Port Jervis, N.Y. It's where New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania meet.

I never knew that's what it meant. Let's see how long it remains.

Actually, it's Matamoras.

According to Google, mata moros means "kills Moors", but mata moras means "kills blackberries". Somebody get a hold of Research in Motion's legal department ... This cannot stand!

38 posted on 04/23/2014 10:56:26 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody
"kills blackberries".

See, it comes full circle.


39 posted on 04/23/2014 11:08:00 PM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: cynwoody

Kill blackberries? Very interesting. I plan on murdering a few beers this evening.


40 posted on 04/24/2014 6:45:39 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: Slings and Arrows

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZegQYgygdw&list=PLZl77NDkTbLtOEcNEhbrVDjYjYD6R6PYN


41 posted on 04/24/2014 3:05:46 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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