Portuguese city marking routes taken by Jews fleeing Inquisition

A town in Portugal will be the sponsor of a new initiative to mark the routes taken by 15th century Spanish and Portuguese Jews after they were expelled from those kingdoms.

Stamps celebrate the lives of Portuguese who saved Jews during the Holocaust

Consul Aristides de Sousa Mendes is among five Righteous among the Nations honoured in a series of commemorative stamps by the Portuguese post.

New Portuguese Holocaust museum receives 10,000 visitors in first month

A new Holocaust museum in Porto, Portugal, has received more than 10,000 visitors in the month following their opening, averaging at 300 visitors per day, from across Portugal and Spain.

Hero of the Portuguese revolution posts antisemitic tweet

Rodrigo Sousa Castro, one of the leaders of the 1974 Portuguese Revolution and a national hero in the country, sparked controversy this week with a grossly antisemitic tweet.

Portugal to open first Holocaust Museum

The city of Porto will become the first city in Portugal to have a museum honouring the Holocaust which is meant to open on January 20 with Mayor Rui Moreira and President of the local Jewish Community, Dias Ben Zion.

Berlin Jewish Museum architect Daniel Libeskind to design new Lisbon Jewish Museum

The upcoming Jewish Museum of Lisbon will be designed by Daniel Libeskind, the architect who designed the Jewish museum in Berlin.

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