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19 March 1497 Portugal’s Forced Conversions and Expulsions #otdimjh

19 March 1497 Forced Conversion and Expulsion in Portugal¬†#otdimjh On March 19, 1497 (the first day of Passover) Jewish parents in Portugal were ordered to take their children, between the ages of four and fourteen, to Lisbon. King Manoel, in … Continue reading

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29 July 2013 Right of Return to Portugal Five Centuries After Inquisition #otdimjh

The Portuguese government on Thursday 29 January 2015 approved modifications to a law that regulates nationality rights to the descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled from the Iberian nation five centuries ago, local media reported. “I would not say … Continue reading

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19 March 1497 Forced Conversion and Expulsion in Portugal #otdimjh

On March 19, 1497 (the first day of Passover) Jewish parents in Portugal were ordered to take their children, between the ages of four and fourteen, to Lisbon. King Manoel, in an effort to prevent the Jews from fleeing the … Continue reading

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