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Sephardi Jews are no longer Spaniards without land - opinion

“The Spain of today wants to take a firm step toward the definite reconciliation with the Sephardic communities.”

American Sephardic philanthropist Stephen Shalom dies at 93

American Sephardic Jew Stephen Shalom was at different times in his life a leader of major Jewish and pro-Israel philanthropies.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
29/03/2022

Nessim Gaon: Swiss financier key to Israel-Egypt peace turns 100

Described by those who’ve known him as charismatic, very few people know about Gaon’s crucial role on the diplomatic front.

By PATRICIA GOLAN
10/03/2022
Philosopher Baruch Spinoza

Spinoza's father was a loyal son of Israel, unlike his son - opinion

Little known is the life of Michael Spinoza, Baruch Spinoza’s father, but he was a loyal son of Israel and follower of the Amsterdam rabbinate.

23/02/2022

Israeli education must include Mizrahi history, culture - opinion

While the culture and history of European Jewry is taught and imparted in Israel’s education system, that of Mizrahi Jewry is not.

Baba Sali's hilula: Greatly subdued due to COVID-19

The Baba Sali’s white-domed neo-Moorish mausoleum, located in a park and palm forest developed by the Jewish National Fund, is a magnet for some 800,000 visitors annually.

By GIL ZOHAR
13/01/2022

90,000 descendants of Sephardic Jews become citizens of Portugal and Spain

Portugal and Spain passed laws offering a naturalization process for descendants of Sephardic Jews, which has resulted in 90,000 descendants becoming citizens of these countries since 2015.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
04/01/2022

Roman Abramovich’s use of Portuguese law for Sephardic Jews seeking citizenship draws scrutiny

The Porto organization told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that it is now witnessing “an antisemitic wave” on social media following the debate about Abramovich.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
30/12/2021
Roman Abramovich

Chelsea owner Abramovich gets Portuguese citizenship

Thousands of Israeli Jews have been granted Portuguese citizenship since the law was passed in 2015.

19/12/2021

Dozens of diplomats attend Jewish Refugee Day event

An event on Wednesday was held at the Babylonian Jewish Heritage Center in Or-Yehuda marking Jewish Refugee Day from Arab countries and Iran.

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