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To the dozens of politicians, Jewish leaders and survivors gathered at a Wiesenthal Center press conference last week, the lesson of the $1.25 billion Swiss settlement was clear: "Pressure works."

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/old_stories/article/cover_story_19980821

The expulsion of Jews from the IberianPeninsula 500 years ago brought a tragic end to a Jewish presencethat had thrived for centuries in Sepharad, the Hebrew word forSpain.

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