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The Inquisitorial injustice that Portugal struggles to address

Acts of Faith - the name for the church's celebration at condeminng 'heretics' is a new novel reviewed by a writer on the Inquisition.Op-ed.

The Inquisitorial Injustice that Portugal struggles to address

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

Portugal: Law establishes memorial day for Inquisition victims

Reconectar org applauds passage of law in Portuguese Parliament designating March 31 as  Memorial Day for victims of the Inquisition.

Portugal: Law establishes memorial day for Inquisition victims

NGO for 'Lost Jews' hails recognition of Inquisition victims

Portugal's parliament establishes memorial day recognizing victims of Inquisition.

NGO for 'Lost Jews' hails recognition of Inquisition victims

Resurgence of interest as 1492 expulsion anniversary approaches

Interest in Spain’s Crypto-Jews reaches musical theater.

Resurgence of interest as 1492 expulsion anniversary approaches

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.

At Spanish festival on Inquisition, new play tackles blood libel

This pristine 15th-century Hebrew Bible survived the Inquisition

Abravanel Bible survives Portuguese Inquisition by hiding from censors, is discovered years later in perfect condition.

This pristine 15th-century Hebrew Bible survived the Inquisition

The books that cheated death - twice

400-year-old Jewish library survives Hitler and the Inquisition.

The books that cheated death - twice

Spain Renewing Jewish Historical Sites for Profit?

Critics say Spain is investing in ancient sites of Jewish life wiped out by Inquisition simply to promote tourism.

Spain Renewing Jewish Historical Sites for Profit?

Citizenship to Expulsion Descendants Approved

Spain's government approves draft law easing citizenship for descendants of Jews expelled in 1492. Law yet to be approved by parliament.

Spain Approves Law Granting Citizenship to Expulsion Descendants

Spanish King Meets Jewish Leaders Over New Law

Spain set to pass law granting descendants of expelled Jews citizenship; US Jewish leaders meet king and political leaders.

Spanish King Meets Jewish Leaders Over New Law

Senior Rabbis Forbid Taking Spanish Citizenship

Religious Zionist rabbis, including Rabbi Sholmo Aviner, forbid obtaining Spanish passports, compare to 'reparations' for expulsion.

Senior Rabbis Forbid Taking Spanish Citizenship as Reparations

Spain Gives Citizenship to 1492 Descendants

Madrid approves citizenship for all Sephardic Jews, and a fake 'official list' of eligible names fools thousands.

Spain Grants Citizenship to Expulsion Descendants

Historic Hanukkah Ceremony at Inquisition Prison

'Historic' ceremony at Steri prison where Jews were tortured for hundreds of years.

Historic Hanukkah Ceremony at Inquisition Prison

75th Anniversary for Portugese Synagogue

There were young children at the usually empty synagogue, filled for an anniversary that symbolizes Jews' struggle for religious freedom.

Portugese Synagogue's 75th Anniversary: "Struggle for Freedom"

Spain Eases Naturalization for Sephardic Jews

Spain announced Thursday that it would grant automatic citizenship to Jews of Sephardic descent as a further gesture of reconciliation.

Spain Eases Naturalization Process for Sephardic Jews