Jewish Heritage

Historical Villages in Portugal

Historical Villages in Portugal: Medieval Magic Discovering Portugal’s Historical Villages Only four people live within the walls of Sortelha, one of the 12 historical villages in Portugal. Yet, this is one of the most beautiful and ancient Portuguese villages, attracting visitors from Portugal and abroad. There are many reasons for […]

Cultural Tours in Portugal: Heritage and Contemporary

Travelling with Art: Cultural Tours in Portugal with Episode Travel More and more travellers are looking for different, more authentic and immersive ways of discovering a destination as they travel. They want to go beyond the obvious, beneath the surface, interact with the locals and experience the best that the […]

Jewish Heritage in Portugal: the living legacy of Aristides Sousa Mendes

Portugal is a country with a strong Jewish tradition. New archival and museum projects around the figure of Aristides Sousa Mendes are bringing a new light to Jewish Heritage in Portugal. The “insubordinate” consul and Jewish Heritage in Portugal Disobedience has never been so bright. So brave and beautiful. In […]

Jewish Heritage in Portugal

Rediscovering Portugal’s Jewish Heritage Slowly, but strongly, Portugal is rediscovering its Jewish Heritage. In Lisbon, Porto and the small mountain towns near the Spanish border, like Belmonte, Jewish Heritage in Portugal is coming out of the shadow, after a long period of hibernation that lasted for more than 500 years. […]

Jewish Heritage in Portugal

Jewish Heritage in Portugal: the secrets of a living heritage Jewish heritage in Portugal can be really astounding. From the traces of Jewish presence in the country’s biggest cities, to the small towns where Jewish tradition remains alive, this is a fascinating journey full of secrets and discoveries.