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New bill places hurdles for Jews seeking Portuguese citizenship

"The decision to submit a bill that would again prevent Jews from exercising their legal right, reminds us of dark days and regimes crueler than even that of the Inquisition," the letter added.

By MOSHE COHEN/MAARIV
07/06/2020
Portuguese prosecutors to trawl German suspect's records in McCann case

On Friday, the prosecutor general's office in Portugal said there were no records of crimes committed by the suspect in the Algarve.

By REUTERS
06/06/2020
Bishop Manuel Linda and Porto Jewish Community President Diaz Ben Zion embrace at an interfaith even
Portuguese Jewish community donates to Israeli food bank

The film was developed as part of an interfaith project, in conjunction with the Catholic Diocese of Porto, to fight antisemitism in the country.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/06/2020
UK, German police have new suspect in 2007 abduction of Madeleine McCann

"We assume that the girl is dead," Braunschweig state prosecutor Wolters said. "The public prosecutor's office in Braunschweig is investigating a 43-year-old German national on suspicion of murder."

By REUTERS
04/06/2020
New restrictions proposed for citizenship for Jews of Portuguese descent

B’nai B’rith president calls on Portuguese president to prevent advancement of amendment to make

Portugal might block the road to citizenship for Sephardi Jews

The ruling Socialist party is proposing to demand applicants to show an effective connection to Portugal

By YORAM ZARA
24/05/2020
‘Post’ exposé leads to Bundestag MP probe of ‘antisemitic’ diplomat

Merkel’s government says ‘antisemitic’ tweets part of discussion.

‘Mysteries of Lisbon or What The Tourist Should See' Portugal Film Festival
Solomon Molcho: Portugal's converso messiah

Although they are now forgotten in the minds of most Jews, their impact on conversos in Portugal and exiles from Spain cannot be underestimated.

09/05/2020
‘Mysteries of Lisbon or What The Tourist Should See' Portugal Film Festival
April 1506: the converso massacre in Lisbon

What was the secret of the Portuguese conversos? How did they manage to salvage shreds of identity that could have easily been lost?

26/04/2020
Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo gives Portugal hospitals equipment to fight coronavirus

Though Portugal has only reported 2,362 coronavirus cases and 29 deaths, far fewer than in Italy and Spain, the country's health system is already under pressure.

By REUTERS
24/03/2020
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