The struggle to maintain their traditions marks the history of the Jewish people over the centuries, whether for Hanukkah or for the restoration of European nationality, comments anthropologist Teresa Santos
In this text, our lawyers have listed some of the reasons that may justify these requests.
A group of researchers in Lisbon develops a database that makes it easier to find documents of fundamental ancestors when accessing the law.
The Customer Portal is an evolution of Martins Castro's communication systems with its customers.
Our teams are working hard to ensure that all our customers have ensured the protocol of their processes.
Genealogical research helps in the recovery of birth certificates of ancestors from Portugal.
Assembly of the Republic resumes debate on Portuguese nationality for Sephardic descendants and signals with positive changes
Deadlines, validity, certificates, CIL, CIP... We have selected some of the main doubts about the recent changes in the regulation.
Follow here all the updates on the recent changes to the regulation
If the text amending the regulation has not undergone major changes, there will be a standardization of the certification process, which will bring more clarity and transparency.
Portuguese law grants Portuguese nationality, by naturalization, to those who prove Sephardic ancestry.
Individuals born before Angola's independence retain their nationality under the terms of Decree-Law No. 308-A/75, of 24 June.
Many people born before November 11, 1975, in Angola, can become Portuguese citizens.
In this text, our lawyers have listed some of the reasons that could justify these requests.
In this text, our lawyers have listed some reasons that might justify such requests.
Following the Jewish tradition, the Israeli communities of Lisbon and Porto have changed their functioning, respecting the days of celebration.
Following the Jewish tradition, the Israeli Communities of Lisbon and Porto have their functioning changed, respecting the days of celebration.
Often the tricky part is not applying for nationality, but understanding the terms and requirements that are laid down by law.
One of the requirements for the grandson's nationality application is the need to prove the Portuguese nationality.
Anita Garibaldi was born in Brazil and died in Italy fighting for her ideas. She had in her genealogy 3 Sephardic Ascendants.
Sites such as Family Search and MyHeritage may make searching easier, but they do not guarantee the veracity of all data.
As a form of historical reparation, Portuguese legislation stipulates to grant nationality by naturalization to descendants of Sephardic Jews.
"What do you need to prove to be entitled to Portuguese nationality as a Portuguese grandson?" Clarify these and other doubts.
It is believed that, for a long period, since the 13th century, the surname was linked to tradition and nobility.
The Law of Reparation for the descendants of sefardies and the simplification of the process for the grandchildren of Portuguese.
The trajectory of the Portuguese Branca Dias inspired books, plays, films, comic books and documentaries.
In this text you will find tips to gather the necessary information to apply for nationality as a Portuguese grandson/granddaughter.
Portugal, through Decree-Law 30-A/2015, grants Portuguese nationality, by naturalization, to the descendants of Sephardic Jews.
The history of Paula Leite de Barros' family in Brazil begins with Pedro Vaz de Barros, a New Christian from Lisbon who migrated to Brazil at the end of the 16th century.
Luciano Dias Cardoso Vargas, known as Abraão do Jaguaribe, has his Sephardic connection through the New Christian Dinis Bravo.
Want to know more about Portuguese nationality for grandson of Portuguese? In this text we explain everything you need to know about the subject.
The Nogueira da Gama are descendants of a large and prominent family that, in colonial times in Brazil, received honors and titles of nobility.
Do New Christians and Sephardic Christians have the same meaning or have nothing to do with each other?
In addition to being a farmer and a businesswoman, Dona Joaquina de Pompéu is the matriarch of thousands of Sephardic descendants who are entitled to Portuguese citizenship.
More and more people have turned to genealogical research to document ties to Jewish ancestors in order to secure approval of the process.
These descendants saw in the region's development an opportunity to settle down and develop their economic activities.
The Antunes Maciel family, quite numerous in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, has its origins on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
In this text, we summarize the three main points to be aware of when applying for nationality.
The work will be dedicated to all the disinherited, exiles and refugees, people essentially marked by intolerance.
To clarify the main doubts, we spoke with the lawyer and partner at Martins Castro, Thiago Huver.
A Brazilian researcher found that Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese star and greatest scorer in world football history, has Sephardic ancestry.
Historian and genealogist Gabriel Dias explains that the resources available today allow for a more efficient document search
Specialists talk about the documents necessary for the granting of citizenship and about the great-grandchildren of Portuguese people.
The process begins with a genealogical study that aims to prove the parental connection with some Sephardic Jew.
Our customers can continue to rely on our teams to monitor the smooth running of their processes.
With the change in the law, many Brazilians will have access to Portuguese nationality and a Portuguese passport.
In Argentina it is estimated that there are more than 50 thousand people who can access this benefit.
With the aim of reporting on this issue and narrowing down the local community, Renato Martins travels to Buenos Aires between 8 and 11 December
Portuguese citizenship through the Sephardic way is one of those topics that arouse curiosity, but also a lot of mistrust and misinformation.
The first members of the Teixeira family arrived in Brazil at the end of the 18th century in different places.
You become Portuguese from the signing of this document, and not from your birth.
Lisbon, according to the president, is today a reference in the digital world for having achieved a sustainable energy result.
The Castro and Silva left their mark on political history and vast descent, spread throughout Brazil, especially in Ceará.
Contrary to what some people still believe, it takes more than having Sephardic surnames or Jewish customs in the family.
Portuguese nationality through Sephardic Jews is not subject to review by the plenary of the Assembly of the Republic.
The certificate is an indispensable document for all people who want to achieve this type of Portuguese citizenship.
There are a number of important historical documents to prove Sephardic descent that are available for research.
Many believe that the Medeiros brothers fled to Brazil due to the persecution imposed by the Inquisition.
Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, United States Turkey and Israel are just a few examples of countries that seek this type of nationality.
The history of the Bicudo family begins on the beautiful São Miguel Island, the largest in the Azores archipelago, Portugal.
Read this post carefully and at the end of the reading you can start your study immediately.
The video, originally a live broadcast during the quarantine period, initiated the Move Your Joy project
The Sephardic bond occurs with the marriage of Ambrósio de Almeida Coelho with Maria Augusta do Sacramento, descendant of the Azorean Antonio Fernandes.
Marcelo rebelo vetoed part of the ninth amendment to the Portuguese nationality law. Understand the reasons for the veto and the steps following the president's decision.
The family gave rise to one of the most traditional families in the Northeast, especially in Cariri in Paraíba.
The text brings a series of updates to the rules until then, facilitating the granting of naturalization for Portuguese grandchildren.
The descendants of this family branch add up to thousands of people living in the region of Seridó, Rio Grande do Norte and Paraíba.
We separated the 4 main aspects of these changes: descendants of Sephardic Jews, children of foreigners, grandchildren and spouses.
Many descendants of Portuguese noble families were attracted by the promise of wealth in Brazilian lands during the colonial period.
PS withdraws proposal and sends the nationality regulation to the Executive Branch by Sephardic way
Since 2015 the Portuguese government started to grant Portuguese nationality to the descendants of Sephardic Jews.
Evidence points that the Aguiar family would have arisen from the Guedes and D. Pedro Mendes de Aguiar would have been their patriarch.
The surname is inscribed in the history of the conquest of the territory that today makes up the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Follow the updates of the proposal that wants to change the Portuguese law that grants citizenship to Sephardic descendants.
“The adventures of Palhaço Piruá in Portugal” was played by actor Rodrigo Bruggemann and had a script and direction by Walter Velázquez.
The first inhabitants of the Serra da Estrela region, in the upper Minho, in Portugal, gave rise to this Sephardic family.
The Resende Costa family recorded its name in the history of Brazil, especially after the participation of some of its members in Inconfidência Mineira.
Homonyms are a great challenge for those who are in genealogical research, whether professional or not.
One of the most traditional families present in southeastern Brazil, the Toledo Piza's history goes back centuries.
CIL started to make a new system available on its website for filling out an online form to submit the entire process.
Created in the Middle Ages, in the 13th century, the Inquisition was an institution composed of several courts run by the Catholic Church.
Here we have prepared some guidelines on the most important documents of your grandparents and great-grandparents and where you can find them.
The date started to have the current symbolism and be considered a holiday, called the Day of Portugal, Camões and the Portuguese Communities.
The process of Portuguese naturalization through the Sephardic way, depending on the care with the documentation presented, can be more or less agile.
Studies show that descendants of one of the branches of the family spread across southeastern Brazil, especially Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais.
It is possible that, in order to be able to embark for Brazil fleeing the persecutions of the Inquisition, members of the Cohen family would have adopted the surname Coelho.
This type of naturalization serves children who are minors, whose father or mother has become Portuguese after their birth.
One of the most traditional families to settle in São Paulo, the Vaz de Barros have a considerable participation in Brazilian history.
A proposal to change the so-called “Portuguese Nationality Law by the Sephardic way” was recently made public
The family originated in the city of Bruges, currently the capital of the province of West Flanders, Belgium.
The ease of access to the collections thanks to digitalization allowed anyone to search the origins of the families.
In 2020, five years will pass since the approval of Decree-Law no. 30-A-2015, which allows Portuguese citizenship to Sephardic descendants.
More than one million Brazilians currently sign with the surname Dias, however, not all of them necessarily have the same origin.
The small village of Penamacor, in Portugal, was where the surnames Henriques and Carvalho joined.
The first Bezerra known in the Portuguese court was D. Afonso de Melo Bezerra, the loyal squire of Queen Izabel.
It is one of the most traditional families in Brazil and many of its members are well known: Sérgio Buarque de Holanda and his musician children, for example.
From the dream of migrating to the desire to study and work in the European Union, thousands of Brazilians have discovered that they are descendants of Sephardic people.
A common surname in Brazil, as well as quite traditional in Ceará, present in practically all regions of the state.
The Spanish city of Segovia was the birthplace of the Sephardic patriarch Abrahan Senior, who gave birth to the large Ximenes family.
The Fernandes Family, from Rio Grande do Norte, was one of those that already managed to prove Sephardic descent.
The city of Monterrey, Mexico, will host another edition of the Sefardí Meeting, an event that clarifies doubts about the Portuguese citizenship process through the Sephardic way.
We have selected 5 tips that will help in your decision to hire a consultancy to take care of your Portuguese citizenship process.
The starting point for Portuguese citizenship through the Sephardic way is the genealogical study. It is through this study that the genealogist identifies the Sephardic ancestor.
In view of the population decrease, the European country has adopted measures that favor Brazilians.
The whole process of Portuguese citizenship through Sephardic Jews is based on documentary evidence of genealogical ties.
This process can be rejected by the institution. Knowing this, we have listed some of the most common mistakes at this stage.
Direct is provided for in art. 6th, nº. 7 of the Nationality Law (Law 37/81).
The Torre do Tombo archive is one of the main ways to elaborate your genealogy and to find your Sephardic ancestor.
The most important change will be in the way of sending the documents, which will now be 100% digital, through the official email of the entity.
Due to the waiting time for these analyzes, it can be seen that the volume of orders has grown recently.