Portugal keeps the door open for Sephardic Jews, even as Spain closes itPosted by On

Sephardic Jews around the world can get quick access to Portuguese citizenship. Spain is no longer an option.

The Portugal Citizenship offer for Sephardic Jews is welcoming. There are no language requirements or exams. And, you don’t have to spend any time in Portugal to get citizenship and a passport.”

— Alison Johnson

SITGES, BARCELONA, SPAIN, October 2, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Thousands of Sephardic Jews from around the globe have taken up the offer of Spanish and Portuguese citizenship. But, after four years Spain has failed to extend their program. This change makes Portugal the only option for anyone with Sephardi heritage to have easy access to a European Union passport.

In 2015 both Spain and Portugal launched programs to address the wrongs of the past. Starting in 1492 Jewish communities were persecuted and exiled from the Iberian Peninsula or Sepharad (the area made up of modern-day Spain and Portugal). The persecution forced…

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