Genealogy, Identity and Citizenship
Presented by Rabbi Jordi Gendra-Molina, Ph.D (English).
Since 2015 Spain and Portugal have expanded its citizenship to Iberian Jews and their descendants. Genealogical reports have since become an essential tool in order to apply for citizenship. Can a pre-modern identity give citizenship rights in the modern state? How this has reshaped the Sephardic identity? We will explore the intersection of genealogy and identity politics.
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