Traveling The World: THE AZORES & PORTUGAL

The Mad Jewess

Traveling The World: THE AZORES & PORTUGAL

This is where my Mom’s side of the family is from, the Azores. Which is an island that is Portuguese. Many Sephardic Jews are from the Azores including my family. My family was also from Portugal. Many Jews fled Spain during the inquisition and voyaged to the Azores to escape religious persecution along with folks where were not Catholic. My family is/was both Jewish and Catholic. Which is why I love both the Jewish faith and the Catholic/Christian faiths.

The Azores were formed from Volcano’s. It’s very beautiful and green.

And, here is Portugal:

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