Meet Portugal’s hidden Jews

What do we know about the Crypto Jews who went into hiding during 300 years of the Inquisition?The Land Of Israel Network, 9/24/2019, 3:50 AM

Portugal releases Israeli man charged with murder in Colombia

Israeli man accused of murdering another Israeli in Columbia released by Portuguese court.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/26/2019, 5:02 PM

Portugal okays 10,000 requests for citizenship by Sephardic Jews

Portugal has approved about a third of approximately 33,000 applications for citizenship under 2015 law for descendants of Sephardic Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/17/2019, 4:59 PM

Portugal suspends visas for Iranians

Portugese FM says decision has 'nothing to do' with Portugals relations with Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2019, 2:20 PM

Israeli wanted for drug trafficking arrested in Portugal

Man wanted by Colombia for human, drug, trafficking, and money laundering arrested in Portugal.AFP, 5/24/2019, 9:04 AM

Israeli woman killed in accident in Portugal

Israeli woman killed, three others injured as vehicle overturns in Portugal.Reut Hadar, 5/13/2019, 12:41 AM

28 killed in bus crash in Portugal

Tour bus crashes on Portugal's Madeira Island, killing 28, most of them German tourists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 11:10 PM

Spain, Portugal naturalized over 10,000 'Sephardim' since 2015

Since 2015, Spain and Portugal have naturalized more than 10,000 people who applied after for citizenship based on their Jewish ancestry.JTA, 11/25/2018, 12:21 PM

Elbit will provide maritime UAS to EU Maritime Safety Agency

Elbit awarded contract for maritime Unmanned Aircraft System patrol services provided by European Maritime Safety Agency to EU countries.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2018, 10:30 AM

Portugal's first kosher artisanal beer to debut in October

Kosher beer label launched in Portuguese town with a few dozen Jews.JTA, 8/25/2018, 9:18 PM

At Spanish festival on Inquisition, new play tackles blood libel

World’s longest-running festival dealing with Spanish Inquisition features play about medieval murder mystery blamed on Jews in blood libel.JTA, 6/28/2018, 12:16 AM

Portugal grants citizenship to nearly 1,800 Sephardic Jews

A soaring number of Sephardic Jews acquired Portuguese citizenship in 2017.JTA, 2/24/2018, 9:11 PM

'We want a Jewish presence in Portugal'

Portugal’s Secretary of State for Tourism reaches out to Jewish communities in US, calling for Jews to visit and live in Portugal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2018, 11:28 AM

Portuguese official disappears with Jewish heritage money

Police search for Rede de Judiarias consultant who dropped off the map after equipment and money went missing.JTA, 12/29/2017, 2:45 PM

Why food makers in Portugal are going kosher

'I think all of us here have Jewish DNA...'JTA - Mordechai Sones, 12/19/2017, 10:51 PM

'Through ups and downs, we have always remained strong friends'

President Rivlin welcomes Vatican's Papal Nuncio and three new ambassadors to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 4:11 PM

Portugal's first kosher restaurant brings Porto Israeli culture

30-year IDF cook Shlomi and son Nativ open kosher restaurant in Porto: The falafel ball, lots of shakshuka and lots of history.Mordechai Sones, 10/22/2017, 12:53 PM

New Jewish museum seeks to showcase Sephardic culture

Portuguese town reopens museum about crypto-Jews for European Jewish culture day.JTA, 8/24/2017, 2:51 PM

Forest fire kills dozens in central Portugal

At least 24 people have reportedly been killed and more injured by a massive forest fire in central Portugal.Chana Roberts, 6/19/2017, 2:46 PM

Despite protests, 2 new Jewish museums to open in Portugal

Lisbon Jewish community vice president says new museum demonstrates Portugal's immunity to new anti-Semitism trend.JTA, 3/4/2017, 6:50 PM

BDS activists vandalize restaurant in Portugal

Anti-Israel activists vandalize restaurant in Portugal because its head chef participated in a food festival in Israel.Ben Ariel and JTA, 11/20/2016, 5:47 AM

Portugal sitting on citizenship applications from Jews

Despite promises to give citizenship to descendants of persecuted Jews, 92% of applications still pending.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2016, 10:23 AM

Spain, Portugal naturalize nearly 5,000 Sephardic Jews

Nearly 5,000 people have become citizens of Spain or Portugal thanks to laws on the naturalization of descendants of Sephardic Jews.JTA, 10/14/2016, 3:27 AM

Carefree in a Kippah

At a time when European Jews suffer as a whole, a northern Portugese city enjoys a Jewish renaissance.AFP, 9/16/2016, 8:15 AM

Portugal pulls out of project led by Israeli university

Portugal pulls out from a law enforcement project led by Israel’s Bar-Ilan University.JTA, 8/26/2016, 5:31 AM

Wildfires rage through Portugal

More than 500 forest fires have erupted accross Portugal. 3,000 firefighters working to battle the blaze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2016, 11:55 AM

Portugal town opens Jewish heritage center

Portugal’s culture minister inaugurates Jewish heritage center in the country’s east.JTA, 7/25/2016, 5:10 AM

More British Jews requesting naturalization in Portugal

Portugal’s Jewish community observing an increase in requests for naturalization by British Jews following Brexit vote.JTA, 7/19/2016, 5:09 AM

In geography, Yitzchak Herzog plays to lose

The internet exploded after Opposition Leader Yitzchak Herzog couldn't get his countries right when congratulating Portugal's Euro 2016 win.Rachel Kaplan, 7/11/2016, 7:03 PM

Portugal to Push 'Palestine' as Independent Tourist Destination

Just months after Portuguese parliament recognizes 'Palestine,' Minister says he wants his citizens to visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2015, 9:35 PM

'Israel Must Not Lose Forced Converts to Portugal'

Portugal on Thursday approves giving Jewish Inquisition victims' descendants citizenship; 'Israel must reconnect them with Jewish people.'Ari Yashar, 1/29/2015, 10:32 PM

Portugal's Parliament Calls to Recognize 'Palestine'

Portugal's parliament adopts a resolution calling on the government to recognize "Palestine", following a number of similar votes in Europe.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/12/2014, 9:56 PM

Lisbon Jews Demand Protection After 'Ebola' Desecration

The Lisbon Jewish community is demanding extra protection after the desecration of a memorial to Jews murdered in massacre.Yaakov Levi, 11/5/2014, 3:48 PM

Portugal Sets Sights on Renewing Jewish Life

The first Jewish cultural and religious center in Portugal was inaugurated last week following expulsion of Jews 500 years ago.Rina Tzvi , 7/31/2013, 9:48 PM

European Members of Security Council Condemn Israel

Europe's four member states in the UN Security Council strongly condemn Israel over its planned construction in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/19/2012, 11:43 PM

Justice at Last for "Portugese Dreyfus", Artur de Barros Basto

It took 75 years,but finally at the end of July 2012 an act of grave injustice and anti-Semitism has been corrected.Kevin Zdiara, 8/22/2012, 3:14 AM

Jerusalem Chef Serves Up Tourism in Madrid at Largest Fair

Jerusalem chef Michael Katz is cooking up uniquely Israeli food in Madrid at the world's largest tourism fair for Spanish speakers.Chana Ya'ar, 1/18/2012, 9:13 AM

Portuguese Election Produces Government Committed to Austerity

Portugal's electorate turned against the Socialists and elected the Social Democrats although it realizes that this means austerity is ahead.Amiel Ungar, 6/6/2011, 5:32 PM

Portugal's Political Crisis Makes a Bailout Inevitable

Prime Minster Jose Socrates' expected resignation means that there will be no government with power to impose austerity measures in the near term.Amiel Ungar, 3/23/2011, 10:41 PM

Festering Debt Crisis Pressures Euro Downwards

Lingering fears of Portugese solvency as well as issues affecting previous bailouts create a climate of uncertaintyAmiel Ungar, 2/15/2011, 1:09 AM

Analysis: Portugal the Next Financial Domino

Portugal may be the next country to require a financial bailout, increasing the pressures on Spain.Amiel Ungar, 1/10/2011, 11:17 PM

In Wake of Greek Economic Crisis, Israel Coping Better Than Many

Though world markets are reeling in the wake of the Greek financial crisis, Israel is faring better than many.Malkah Fleisher, 4/28/2010, 9:18 PM