In December 2019, at the Luxembourg Plenary, Portugal was accepted as a full Member of IHRA, having been an Observer since 2009 and a Liasion Country for the previous year. One of the participating...

(April 26, 2021 / JNS) Experts in global Jewish history believe that highlighting minority voices within the Jewish community has the power to honor its nuances and interconnectedness. JNS’s new...

Over 40 years ago, on a visit to Israel, I learned from my cousin Chaya that our forebears may have originated in Portugal. My mother was born in Lithuania, as was Chaya, her first cousin. They came...

(December 23, 2021 / JNS) As can be seen from the definition of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), anti-Semitism is “a certain perception of Jews” that can be actively or...

On 21 June 2021, the Portuguese Parliament unanimously approved a vote of congratulations on the twentieth anniversary of the approval of the Law on Religious Freedom, mentioned the relationship...

Jews are intensely aware of the power of speech. Words can be a source of inspiration, or they can be a catalyst for intolerance and violence. Within the Jewish psyche, there is a collective...