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Portugal citizenship for Ashkenazi Jews?

Are European and American Jews entitled to Portuguese citizenship? Portugal citizenship for Ashkenazi Jews? Even those who are aware that Portugal gives citizenship to descendants of expelled Jews, may be surprised to hear this is possible. After all, the descendants of Jews expelled from Spain and Portugal all settled in the Middle East, right? Not…

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Italian Conversos’ descendants are eligible for a Portuguese Passport

Italian Conversos  – Jews converted to Christianity by force – came from Spain to Italy in the 16th century. The expelled Jewish communities were impoverished and physically and spiritually depressed. In Italy, which was full of small warring principalities, the expelled Jewish population managed to establish large commercial houses, promoting cultural growth and spiritual independence.…

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Asylum Seeker in Israel – Important Information

Asylum seeker in Israel clients often turn to our office for assistance in arranging legal status. We help them translate and submit the required documents, prepare for an interview with the RSD (Refugee Status Determination) unit, and challenge the unit’s decisions in the relevant courts. On our website, we explain the legal background of asylum…

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