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News and updates about Portuguese Jews

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 Jewish community suspends Sephardic certification effort after rabbi’s arrest

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

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

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 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