JEWISH HISTORY OF PORTUGAL
 

The Roots of the Jews in Portugal

5/21/2005

Comimg soon - a new book by Inácio Steinhardt

A Synopsis of the History of the Jews in Portugal

12/20/2002

A bird's eye view of fifteen centuries of Jewish life in the territory which is today Portugal

<Who was Isabella of Castile?

5/21/2005

A short biography and some historical facts

 
CRYPTO-JEWS AND NEW-CHRISTIANS
 

"The Man from Jerusalem"

5/17/2006

An unexpected task in Vilarinho dos Galegos

15th.century synagogue uncovered in Oporto

10/28/2005

Rabbi Isaac Aboab II, "tha Last Gaon of Castile" has prayed there

Passover with the Anussim in Portugal

5/21/2005

A moving ceremony kept in the secret of their homes for almost 500 years

My First Encounter with Portuguese Anussim - First Part

5/21/2005

A very special encounter in the Kol Nidre eve, in 1963, in the "Shaare Tikva" synagogue, in Lisbon.

My First Encounter with Portuguese Anussim -Second Part

1/20/2006

My first visit to Belmonte in 1964

 
JUDAISM AND JEWISH STORIES
 

The Adventures and Missfortunes of a Sefer Torah in the Azores

5/21/2005

The strange story of a 18th. century Jewish Torah scroll from Morocco that was found in 1997 in a cave in the Northern coast of the island of S. Miguel, Azores

 
BIOGRAPHIES
 

Elias Lipiner

5/21/2006

To the Blessed Memory of a dear friend and teacher

Ben-Rosh - Uma Biografia do Capitão Arthur Carlos de Barros Basto, Apóstolo dos Marranos - by Elvira da Cunha Mea and Inacio Steinhardt

12/20/1998

Book review

Captain Barros Basto, the Apostle of the Marranos

7/7/1999

A short analysis of the life and work of the Portuguese Army Officer who returned to Judaism and devoted the rest of his life to help his fellow "anusim" (forced ones) to follow his courageous steps.

Moisés Abrantes - In Memoriam

5/21/2005

In the beloved memory of a friend and a devoted descendent of the Portuguese Anussim, Joaquim Veríssimo de Brito Abrantes, aka Moisés Abrantes, of Fundão

 
GENEALOGY

 

Jewish surnames

6/21/2003

How did you get our surnames? Does the surname tell if we are jews or not?

 
MISCELANEOUS

 

Who is a Portuguese Jew?

5/21/2005

How can you tell you are or descend from a Portuguese Jew? Who wants to be a Portuguese Jew? Why?

 


 

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