• PEOPLE NAME: PORTUGUESE JEWS OF ISRAEL


PEID: 11758

ROP: 108133

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Jews

People Cluster: Jews

Language: Portuguese - (por)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Judaism

Country: Israel

Also found in: Brazil; Netherlands; Suriname

Population: 2,500

Global Population: 153,700


PEID: 11758

ROP: 108133

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Portuguese Jews of Israel, numbering 2,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Jews people cluster within the Jews affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 153,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Portuguese. The primary religion practiced by the Portuguese Jews is Judaism, a religion developed among the ancient Hebrews and characterized by belief in one transcendent God who has revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.


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