Portugal / Azores islands

Sahar Hassamain Synagogue

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Sahar Hassamain Synagogue

R. do Brum 16, 9500-085 Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Historical description

Azores islands

In 1815, North African Jews whose ancestors had been expelled from Spain came to the Azores. The island was duty free and allowed them to import and resell to local businesses. In 1820, the Portuguese liberal revolution led to religious diversity. In 2004, a ... Read more