Esther's true identity

Esther's true identity

Just as Esther, Spanish and Portugese Jews concealed their identity during the Inquisition. No one knows how many Jews have not been identified. Larry Domnitch, 3/10/2020, 7:00 AM
Portugal: Politician apologizes for slamming Sousa Mendes, who saved Jews during Holocaust

Portugal: Politician apologizes for slamming Sousa Mendes, who saved Jews during Holocaust

Portuguese politician apologizes for calling famous rescuer of Jews a ‘loan shark.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/4/2020, 7:28 AM
Historic event brings Porto's Jews and Catholics together

Historic event brings Porto's Jews and Catholics together

Unprecedented meeting promotes dialogue and understanding between communities, their heritage, culture, and religion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 12:24 PM
Netanyahu in Portugal: Increase pressure on Iran

Netanyahu in Portugal: Increase pressure on Iran

Netanyahu meets Portuguese Prime Minister, stresses importance of increasing the pressure on Iran.Nitsan Keidar, 12/5/2019, 11:18 PM
Portugal accepted as full member of IHRA

Portugal accepted as full member of IHRA

Portugal becomes 34th member of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.Nitsan Keidar, 12/5/2019, 4:42 AM
Meet Portugal’s hidden Jews

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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'

'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

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

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'

'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

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

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

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

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

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

Portugal sitting on citizenship applications

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 5,000 Sephardic Jews

Spain, Portugal naturalize 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

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 U.

Portugal pulls out of project led by Israeli U.

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

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 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 UK Jews requesting naturalization in Portugal

More UK 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

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' Tourism

Portugal to Push 'Palestine' Tourism

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'

'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: Recognize 'Palestine'

Portugal's Parliament: 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 Desecration

Lisbon Jews Demand Protection After 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

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 UNSC Condemn Israel

European Members of UNSC 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"

Justice at Last for "Portugese Dreyfus"

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

Jerusalem Chef Serves Up Tourism in Madrid

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
Portugal Gets Stable Coalition

Portugal Gets Stable Coalition

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
The Death of (Jose) Socrates

The Death of (Jose) Socrates

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
Euro Jitters Return

Euro Jitters Return

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 Told Bail Out!

Analysis:Portugal Told Bail Out!

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

Israel Coping With Greek Crisis

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