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Jewish museum inaugurates monument honoring Inquisition victims

Jewish Museum in Porto inaugurates monument bearing the names of victims of the Portuguese Inquisition.

Jewish museum inaugurates monument honoring Inquisition victims

Community of Oporto:

Portuguese Jews call for help to preserve Inquisition records

Jewish community of Oporto calls on Jews around the world help preserve unique Inquisition records as a key to our past and future.

Portuguese Jews call for help to preserve Inquisition records

Oporto Jewish community opens first cemetery in five centuries

Jewish cemetery first one to operate in Portuguese city since expulsion edict was enacted by Portugal in 1497.

Oporto Jewish community opens first cemetery in five centuries

Portuguese president accused of 'Soviet-style' antisemitism

Oporto Jewish community calls on Portuguese President to issue a public apology for “Soviet-style antisemitism.”

Portuguese president accused of 'Soviet-style' antisemitism

Portuguese Jews denounce upcoming Roger Waters concerts

Porto Jewish community urges cancellation of Waters' two shows, calls for him to visit city's Holocaust museum.

Portuguese Jews denounce upcoming Roger Waters concerts

Jewish community demands reinstatement of 'Portuguese Dreyfus'

Efforts to raise awareness are taking place on the centenary of the community’s founding by Basto, with release of the film ‘Sefarad.’

Jewish community demands reinstatement of 'Portuguese Dreyfus'

Porto Jewish community denounces 'major antisemitic conspiracy'

Portuguese Jewish community decries attempt to destroy Sephardic citizenship law in complaint sent to European Public Prosecutor's Office.

Porto Jewish community denounces 'major antisemitic conspiracy'

Changes to Portuguese Sephardi nationality law slammed

Reforms to program not seen as transparent with community unable to get response from government agency in charge.

Changes to Portuguese Sephardi nationality law slammed

Portuguese Jews halt Sephardi certification after rabbi arrested

Jewish Community of Porto announces it will no longer certify Sephardic ancestry, after rabbi arrested for certifying Roman Abramovich.

Portuguese Jews halt Sephardi certification after rabbi arrested

Portuguese Jewish museum builds 'Antisemite room'

Jewish museum of Oporto announces dedicated exhibit highlighting issue of antisemitism.

Portuguese Jewish museum builds 'Antisemite room'

Roman Abramovich applies for Portuguese citizenship

Russian-Israeli billionaire uses 2015 law that repatriates descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled during the Inquisition.

Roman Abramovich applies for Portuguese citizenship

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State against recognizing independent court conversions

Converts in Israel undergoing Orthodox conversion in independent rabbinical courts do not receive State approval to register as Jews.

State against recognizing independent court conversions

Why food makers in Portugal are going kosher

'I think all of us here have Jewish DNA...'

Why food makers in Portugal are going kosher

How long has it been?

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.

Portugal's first kosher restaurant brings Porto Israeli culture

Carefree in a Kippah

At a time when European Jews suffer as a whole, a northern Portugese city enjoys a Jewish renaissance.

Carefree in a Kippah

Portugal town opens Jewish heritage center

Portugal’s culture minister inaugurates Jewish heritage center in the country’s east.

Portugal town opens Jewish heritage center

The Jewish World may actually be 5-10 million people bigger

Finding lost Jews has been one of the most tantalizing mysteries of Jewish history. Now the 'crypto-Jews' are beginning to reemerge.

The Jewish World may actually be 5-10 million people bigger