Nesi Altaras on Turkish Jews applying for Spanish and Portuguese citizenship

March 7, 2023

Turkey Book Talk #188 – Nesi Altaras on “A Privilege That Cannot Be Bought: Jews of Turkey and Citizenship Restitution from Portugal and Spain” (Libra Books).

The book weighs up the practical and emotional motivations of Turkish Jews applying for Spanish and Portuguese passports in recent years, after the two countries allowed descendants of Jews expelled from the Iberian Peninsula following 1492 to ”reclaim” citizenship.

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