NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Portugal

Jewish Community of Lisbon condemns antisemitic chants at pro-Palestinian protest

The community condemned slogans such as 'Palestine from the River to the Sea' and 'Palestine, it's time for Israel to go'," among "other aggressive and anti-Jewish chants."

Lisbon Jewish Community: “Standing alongside Israel at a time like this is an imperative for democratic nations”

The Lisbon Jewish Community welcomed the Portuguese government's condemnation of Iran's attack on Israel and expressed their support for the Jewish state in a statement.

Coimbra joins European network to promote and study the Jewish presence in the city

The project is led by the Municipality of Ferrara, with partners including Coimbra, Erfurt, Riga, and Lublin.

Lisbon Jewish Community celebrated Purim

The Lisbon Jewish community joyously celebrated Purim with over 180 attendees, including fifty children.

Portuguese President express solidarity with Lisbon Jewish community former VP and acclaimed writer who suffered antisemitic abuse while voting

Former Vice-President of the Lisbon Jewish Community Esther Mucznik filed a complaint with the National Elections Commission for antisemitic offenses.

Portugal defends holding perpetrators of sexual violence accountable in Hamas attacks

"The United Nations report shows that the barbaric attacks by Hamas on October 7 included heinous cases of sexual violence. Impunity is incompatible with peace and justice" said Portuguese Foreign Minister.

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