Portugal OKs 10,000 citizenship requests from descendants of Sephardi Jews

Portugal has approved about a third of approximately 33,000 applications for citizenship under its 2015 law for descendants of Sephardi Jews, according to official data.

Portuguese MEP warns against ‘return’ of antisemitism

Portuguese MEP Francisco Assis has warned against the return of antisemitism and the creeping infantilisation of European public discourse.

Portuguese parliament approves memorial for victims of Inquisition

The Portuguese Parliament has approved a petition to create a memorial for the victims of the Inquisition.

SACC by EJC organises Seminar on Crisis Management in Lisbon

SACC by EJC organised a one day seminar on Crisis Management in Lisbon, in cooperation with the Jewish Community of Lisbon (CIL), the country's EJC affiliate.

Portuguese town to open Jewish history museum

The Portuguese town of Moimenta da Beira said it would open a Jewish history museum in one of its oldest and best-known buildings, the Casa de Moimenta, also known as Casa do Carrasco.

2,000 Turkish Jews have applied for Portuguese citizenship

Some 2,000 Turkish Jews have applied for Portuguese citizenship after Portugal’s government decided to grant nationality through naturalisation to the descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled from Portugal and Spain in the 15th century.

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