Portugal Open To Citizenship Applications By Descendants Of Sephardic Jews


The government of Portugal published its procedure for handling applications for citizenship based on the country’s law of return for descendants of Sephardic Jews.

Keeping The Jewish Past Alive

Travel Writer

The night clerk at my hotel in Lisbon’s port district was complaining. Too many immigrants, he groused. Brazilians, Cape Verdeans, Angolans — the breadth of Portugal’s erstwhile empire is visible on every street in downtown Lisbon. The clerk darkly suggested a link to increased prostitution.

A fountain in the old Jewish quarter. TRAM CREDIT: Alvegaspar / FOUNTAIN: Jose Manuel
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