Capsule Exhibit Sponsors & Alliance Partners
Jewish Heritage Alliance and the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot have joined forces to create this Capsule Exhibit detailing the Saga of Sefarad (Jews of the Iberian Peninsula).
The relevance and necessity of this capsule exhibit is driven by a strategic alliance partnership representing a wide range of people, organizations and institutions with shared values and concern for promoting the Saga of Sefarad to the world at large. These people and organization have come together in order to achieve maximum impact of the collective.
Capsule Exhibit Sponsors
The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot is a global institution focused on telling the ongoing story of the Jewish people to people of all faiths.
|Jewish Heritage Alliance
Jewish Heritage Alliance is a global platform, representing alliance members worldwide, with a mission to research and deliver the story of Sefarad to the Public Domain.
|The President of the Portuguese Republic
The President of the Portuguese Republic (Presidente da República Portuguesa) is the Head of State. Thus, under the terms of the Constitution, it "represents the Portuguese Republic", "guarantees national independence, unity of State and regular functioning of democratic institutions" and is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
The Assembly of the Republic is the parliament of the Portuguese Republic. According to the Portuguese Constitution, the unicameral parliament "is the representative assembly of all Portuguese citizens." The constitution names the assembly of one of the country's organs of supreme authority.
|Embassy of Israel in Portugal
The Culture Department of the Israeli Embassy is dedicated to disseminating, supporting and promoting Israeli culture and artists among the Portuguese public. We support various projects in the fields of cinema, theater, art, dance, etc., from the participation of musicians, film producers, Israeli actors and authors in International Festivals held in Portugal, theater, dance, live, artistic exhibitions, etc.
|The Associação de Turismo do Porto
The Associação de Turismo do Porto, created in 1995 with the main purpose of promoting Porto and the North in the business segment, assuming since 2010 the Porto and North Promotional Area.
|Center for Jewish Studies in Trás-os-Montes
Trás-os-Montes is an historical province of Portugal located in the northeastern corner of the country. Center for Jewish Studies in Trás-os-Montes is engaged in a myriad of historic and cultural initiatives intended to bring to life the robust Jewish history of Portugal.
|Turismo de Portugal
Integrated in the Ministry of Economy, Turismo de Portugal is the Portuguese National Tourism Authority. Responsible for the promotion, valorization and sustainability of tourism activity, it adds in a single entity all the institutional competences related to the dynamization of tourism, from supply to demand.
|The Dona Gracia Museum
The Dona Gracia Museum in Tiberias portrays the life history of a remarkable woman. Gracia Mendes Nasi, known as Dona Gracia, was born to a Jewish family in Lisbon that fled from Spain to Portugal during the Spanish Inquisition and was forcibly converted to Christianity with all the other Jews in Portugal in 1497.
Bar-Ilan University's Aharon and Rachel Dahan Center for Culture, Society & Education in the Sephardic Heritage is the recipient of the Israel Prime Minister's Prize for the Study of Sephardic and Oriental Jewry.
|Caminos De Sefarad
The Red de Juderías de España, Caminos de Sefarad, is a network of Jewish Quarters that once thrived in ancient Spain. Jewish history in Spain goes back to the time of the Romans (2nd Century C.E.) and by the Middle Ages, Spain was the center of the Jewish world. This all came to a tragic end in 1492 when Jews were expelled from Spain.
|Portugal entre Patrimônios
"Portugal entre Patrimônios" is a program of the MNAC / DGPC, launched within the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage with over 45 entities throughout the country, including universities, cultural associations, museums, foundations and projects which are valuing our heritage in very different and innovative ways.
The Hispanojudía Foundation is a non-profit organization created with the aim of promoting Jewish culture. Their main project is the creation of the Hispano-Jewish Museum, a cultural center located in Madrid that will promote the Jewish heritage of Spain.
|Porto Jewish Community
Porto is Portugal's second largest city, home to one of the oldest Jewish communities in the country and home to Kadoorie Mekor Haim Synagogue. Jews arrived in Porto during the High Medieval Ages. The contribution of Portuguese Jews to world history is enormous and its history is inseparable from the Jewish presence in Portugal between the 5th and 15th centuries.
|Lisbon Jewish Community
Jewish presence in the Iberian Peninsula dates back long before Portugal became a country. The current Lisbon Hebrew community originates from Sephardic Jews who settled in Portugal in the beginning of the 19th century. The center of this community is the Shaare Tikvah Synagogue, inaugurated in 1904 and located in the civil parish of Santo António, in the municipality of Lisbon.
|ATID Jewish Community of Catalonia
ATID was created in 1992 bringing together group of locals and immigrants from South America to create a non-Orthodox synagogue. ATID is dedicated to promoting Jewish life and its cultural, educational, social and religious values by offering religious services and a wide range of activities to all interested Jews.
|DIAITA - Lusophone Food Heritage
DIAITA - Lusophone Food Heritage aims to carry out an in-depth and interdisciplinary study on a fundamental theme of a cultural heritage and identity common to Portuguese and Brazilian food, history and culture. The team is coordinated by Carmen Soares (Universidade de Coimbra/ Centro de Estudos Clássicos de Humanísticos) and Inês de Ornellas e Castro (Universidade Nova de Lisboa /Instituto de Estudos de Literatura e Tradição NOVA FCSH/)
|Sagol International Network
Sami Sagol combines a successful business career with a lifetime of exemplary social commitment to Israel's future. His leadership consistently emphasized social contributions, ultimately expressed in ground-breaking international activity aimed at advancing brain research, which has become his life's mission.
For over 23 years Força Motriz agency has displayed excellence in communications, mostly engaged in media consulting, political marketing and public relations. We deliver integrated, multi-channel programs and campaigns for clients all over the world in the partnerships/projects we are involved in.
Ashley Perry (Perez) is from the Spanish and Portuguese (Sephardic) Jewish community. Raised in London, Perry made Aliyah (immigrated) to Israel in 2001 and joined the Knesset.