523 years after expulsion Sicilian Jewry reawakens

523 years after expulsion Sicilian Jewry reawakens

1,000 citizens of Palermo commemorated the expulsion and forced conversion of Sicilian Jews over five centuries ago.Hillel Fendel, 1/24/2016, 2:05 PM
Tens of Millions of Lost Jews in Europe, Americas?

Tens of Millions of Lost Jews in Europe, Americas?

Historic Knesset gathering seeks greater Jewish connection with 'lost' descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2015, 2:14 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
Historic Hanukkah Ceremony at Inquisition Prison

Historic Hanukkah Ceremony at Inquisition Prison

'Historic' ceremony at Steri prison where Jews were tortured for hundreds of years.Gil Ronen, 12/5/2013, 9:42 AM
Reaching Out to the 'Hidden Jews' of South Italy

Reaching Out to the 'Hidden Jews' of South Italy

Shavei Israel has appointed a new emissary who will help the 'hidden Jews' of southern Italy to reconnect with their rootsArutz 7 Staff, 3/28/2013, 2:07 PM
New Siddur a 'Ner Tamid' for Brazil's Jews

New Siddur a 'Ner Tamid' for Brazil's Jews

A new daily siddur (prayer book) has just been published for Brazil's Jews by the Shavei Israel organization.Hana Levi Julian, 5/16/2012, 11:35 AM