1.800 Sephardic Jews get Portuguese citizenship

Nearly 1,800 descendants of Sephardic Jews acquired Portuguese nationality in 2017 under a law enacted two years earlier, with another 12.000 still in the application process, officials in Lisbon said.

Portugal Actively Seeks A Greater Jewish Presence

Eager to put an Inquisition and centuries of abandoned Jewish neighborhoods behind them, Portuguese leaders are actively courting Jews to come back to the country.

Lisbon Jewish community appoints new Rabbi

The Jewish Community of Lisbon (Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa) has appointed Rabbi Nata Peres, who formerly served in Manchester, London (Lauderdale and Bevis Marks) and at the Esnoga in Amsterdam, to lead the congregation.

New law allows Portuguese citizenship for whole families exiled during the Inquisition

Israeli minors are now eligible for Portuguese citizenship after Portugal government made...

Two Jewish museums open in Portugal

Two municipalities in Portugal opened museums about their Jewish heritage amid protests...

“We must recognize and cherish our Jewish heritage”, said the President of the Portuguese Republic

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, visited today...

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