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LOOKING FOR A LOST SYNAGOGUE IN IBIZA

I just spent two hours prowling the alleys and back streets of the Old City of Ibiza in search of a secret synagogue hidden in a convent on a street once called Street of the Jews. I did find the convent but could not get into the basement despite my flirtations with the nuns. I […]

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I Discovered a Fascist Concentration Camp on the Island of Formentera Spain

My time spent on the island is part indolence ,being a beach bum eating paella,dancing and singing flamenco in a bar,swimming throughout the day and sipping cortados at seaside at a trendy restaurant . I admit there is more than that . It may surprise you to learn that the islands of Ibiza and Formentera […]

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THE LEGEND The Ballad of Formentera Jon sung in the key of D minor

It was 1973 and i was ingloriously thrown in prison in Spain for calling Franco’s Guardia Civil ..let me see how i phrased it. Oh yeah” Fucking Nazi pigs.” There was no Google then and i had no idea Hitler’s buddy was still alive . I thought he had died with Adolf in the bunker […]

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JEWS OF IBIZA AND FORMENTERA IN SPAIN

WHAT I HAVE LEARNED ABOUT THE JEWS OF IBIZA AND FORMENTERA IN SPAIN @ Jonathon Lipsin I not only enjoy the hedonistic lifestyle of the islands of Ibiza and Formentera .In between bites of paella and yoga on the beach and dancing in a flamenco bar and swimming in the sea i sleuth out my passion […]

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