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Articles on Portuguese Citizenship for Sephardic Jews

Sephardic Jews – Over 37,000 foreigners asked for Portuguese passport

Turkey and Israel lead the requests of 37,731 Jews who in four years have applied for Portuguese nationality. In 2015, the law began to grant nationality to the descendants of Jews expelled from the Iberian Peninsula 500 years ago. David Mendoza speaks “bad Portuguese with a Brazilian accent”. “It is a Portuguese learned mostly from …

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Ana Mendes Godinho

In a year and a half, 21,000 Sephardic Jews applied for Portuguese nationality

In the last year and a half, 21,000 Sephardic Jews applied for Portuguese nationality under a programme launched in 2015 for this purpose and aimed at the descendants of this community, expelled from the country in the 15th and early 16th centuries. In the first four months of this year, seven thousand applications were received, …

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