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Synagogue of Belmonte

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Synagogue of Belmonte

Rua da Fonte da Rosa 41

6250-041 Belmonte, Portugal

Historical description


The little community of Belmonte of between 100 and 300 souls was “discovered” in 1920 by the engineer Samuel Schwarz. Its existence was revealed to the world by Frédéric Brenner’s short film The Last Marranos in 1990. The Jews of Belmonte are one ... Read more