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An Invitation to Explore the Shared History of the Jewish and Portuguese Communities in the Azores
August 9, 2018

The Azorean Jewish Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded with a mission to preserve and restore the Sahar Hassamain ("Gates of the Heavens") Synagogue in Sao Miguel, now the oldest synagogue in Portugal.

In 2002, the city of Ponta Delgada put its city historian, Dr. Jose Mello, in charge of the Synagogue's preservation and by 2015, thanks in large part to the Foundation, the Synagogue was fully restored. It has welcomed thousands of visitors since the restoration was completed.

On Sunday, August 19,  Gideon Gradman, president of... [Read more. >>>]  

Trunk of Tolerance Project

Stories of Survival, Rescuers and Resistance

Trunk of Tolerance Project

What is a Trunk of Tolerance?

It’s a free source of materials that teachers can borrow to enhance their existing Holocaust curriculum. It is another tool to teach students tolerance and encourage them to be active resistors to prejudice.

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