The Portuguese Jewish Diaspora: An Exhibition in Nogent-sur-Marne

The Portuguese Jewish Diaspora: An Exhibition in Nogent-sur-Marne

As part of the Franco-Portuguese Year, the Antoine Watteau Theater invites you to discover the exhibition “The Portuguese Jewish Diaspora: New Christians, Secret Jews, Maranos,” The People of the Nation” (15th-21st centuries) from 27 March to 11 April.

In 1497, the Jewish community in Portugal was forcibly baptized.
Then these “new Christians” began a long period of emigration, punctuated by persecutions and local conditions. From the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, this Portuguese Jewish diaspora was at the center of the profound social, economic, religious, and intellectual transformations of the European world and participated in the emergence of a certain modernity in the West. It is identified by the term A Nação.

The exhibition is from Sunday 27 March to Monday 11 April.
The mezzanine at the Antoine Watteau Theatre,
Theater Square, 94130 Nogent-sur-Marne.
free entry. Tuesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Monday, April 11.

Opening guided tour with Livia Barnes, followed by concert, Sunday March 27 at 4pm.

The exhibition was held in collaboration with the Maison de la Culture Juive de Nogent-sur-Marne and Éditions Chandeigne, Paris.

The regulator is: The city of Nugent with the House of Jewish Culture

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