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On January 27, 2020 (1st of Sh’vat 5780), the Hehaver Community – Ohel Jacob Synagogue remembered and performed a service in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, on the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. Kadish was said, reminding the relatives of the many members of our community who perished under this scourge, a ceremonial candle was lit and we concluded with the reading of a text by Primo Levi, extracted from the book “If this is a Man”.

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The synagogue of Progressive rite, the only Askenazi synagogue in Portugal, founded in 1934. Affiliate member of EUPJ/WUPJ (European Union of Progressive Judaism/World Union of Progressive Judaism) since April 2016.