Portuguese Jewish orgs commemorate Christian figures who were kind to Jews

A nun who made kaddish for a Jewish man when no one else would was honored alongside the Bishop of Oporto, D. Manuel Linda. 

Four people arrested for supposedly enslaving mentally disabled man for 17 years in Portugal

Four people were arrested in Portugal's northern Braganca region for enslaving a man for 17 years; the victim endured abuse, exploitation, and deprivation. Human trafficking concerns persist.


Iran says crew of Israel-linked ship to be released

He was quoted as saying the crew would be turned over to their ambassadors in Tehran. The reports did not say when this would occur.


Portugal must 'pay costs' of slavery and colonial crimes, president says

Portugal's colonial era, during which countries including Angola, Mozambique, Brazil, Cape Verde and East Timor as well as parts of India were subjected to Portuguese rule.


Porto Jewish community releases film about Lisbon 1506 massacre 

 In wake of October 7th massacre, film shows that pogroms do not “happen in a vacuum”.

Portugal urges Iranian ambassador to release container ship MSC Aries

It said Portugal had demanded the release of the crew "as explanations provided so far have not been considered consistent," and urged de-escalation in the Middle East.


1,000 Portuguese students visit Porto's Jewish Museum for Inquisition Memorial Day

The Porto Jewish community also operates a Holocaust Museum, which was opened in December 2020 and has already been visited by some 150,000 teenagers from schools in Portugal.

People visit the site of the Nova music festival massacre, in Re'im, near the Israeli-Gaza border

Portuguese festival: 'Zionism has no place on a dancefloor'

Portuguese Waking Life festival sparks debate after equating Zionism with racism on dancefloors. Controversy ensues.

Israeli ambassador to Portugal and B'nai B'rith president urge action against antisemitism

At the International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, Israeli ambassador to Portugal Dor Shapira and B'nai B'rith president Gabriela Cantergi urged politicians to condemn antisemitism

Madeleine McCann case revelation: Prime suspect plotted to steal, sell a child

Madeleine McCann vanished from her family's holiday apartment in Portugal, in 2007. Now, a chilling detail emerges, potentially a key to the long-unsolved mystery

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