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Gibraltar is a self-governing British overseas territory with about twenty-nine thousand inhabitants, of whom some six hundred, or slightly more than 2 percent of the population, are Jews. Located at the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula where the Strait of Gibraltar meets the Mediterranean, Gibraltar covers about 6.8 square kilometers (…

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Lorraine Madway, “Gibraltar”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 01 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_000521>
First published online: 2010

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