The history of the Jews in Portugal predates the country’s founding as a nation in 1142.
The community has already paid for the preservation and digitization of Portuguese Inquisition archives from the 16th Century.
The event was opened by the Israeli Ambassador to Portugal Dor Shapira who spoke with the children.
Sweden has one of Europe’s highest rates of sexual assaults.
‘It is absolutely groundbreaking and will be a game changer for Israel,’ said Ashley Perry (Perez), President of Reconnectar, an organization that enables every person with Jewish ancestry to reconnect.
Small Independence Day rallies held around the world may have signalled the beginning of a great change for the Jewish people: the return of millions of Bnei Anousim.
One organization in Israel is on a mission to identify millions of Crypto-Jews living around the world and help reconnect them to their Jewish heritage.
Anousim, descendants of forcibly converted Spanish and Portuguese Jews, held marches around the world in response to the ongoing terror attacks in Israel.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held the first ever official Knesset Caucus for Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Communities.
A new global campaign has been launched to locate Bnei Anousim, Jews who were forcibly converted during the Spanish Inquisition, which began in 1391 and continued until 1497.