Descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled from Portugal given right to Indian citizenship

Q.  Which Cabinet has approved rules under which descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled from Portugal more than 500 years ago can claim citizenship?
- Published on 23 Jan 15

a. Portuguese Cabinet
b. Israel Cabinet
c. United Nation Cabinet
d. None of these.

ANSWER: Portuguese Cabinet
Many Sephardic Jews were killed, forced to convert to Christianity or leave at the end of the 15th Century. From now on, descendants of Sephardic Jews who can prove a strong link to Portugal can apply for a passport.

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