Yoram Zara is an Israeli attorney (license number 23465) based in Israel with offices in Portugal. Yoram specialises in Portugal Sephardi Citizenship.
His family immigrated to Israel from Turkey. He is decedent to the Baruch, Sasson and Habib families. Yoram has extensive knowledge of Sephardi history and culture. Yoram is well acquainted with the procedure and people of the Jewish communities in Portugal.
Yoram is among the 1st attorneys in the world dealing with Portuguese citizenship for Sephardi Jews. He has been interviewed and wrote in the press on this topic. Yoram’s certificate of Sephardi origin is number 387. At the end of 2019, there are 40,000 certificates of origin.
Yoram’s 1st clients in 2015 were his family in Turkey and Israel. After obtaining citizenship, Yoram understood the window of opportunity opened for Sephardi Jews. At the end of 2019, Yoram handled 2,000 citizenship applications. 200 citizenship were already granted. The rest are awaiting their turn.