Portugal / Azores islands

Sha’ar HaShamaim Synagogue

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Sha’ar HaShamaim Synagogue

R. do Brum 16, 9500-085 Ponta Delgada

Tel : +351 508 646 0650


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