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History of Crypto Jews and their possible presence in Sri Lanka
The term ‘Crypto Jew’ started making traction in 2015 when Portugal and Spain declared that descendants of Conversos (Jews who were forced to convert to Catholicism) will be given citizenship if they can prove they are of Jewish ancestry.
High-level Israeli delegation and EDB discuss avenues to promote bilateral trade
An official delegation from Israel met the senior Export Development Board (EDB) officials recently and had a fruitful discussion to explore avenues to promote trade and economic cooperation between Israel and Sri Lanka.
Israel-Sri Lanka solidarity event rekindles forgotten ties
The Israel Sri Lanka Solidarity Movement (ISSOM) on Sunday organised an event on 14 May at Vihara Maha Devi Open Air Theatre to mark the 75 years since the Jewish State’s establishment. The event was attended by a crowd of around 2,000 who expressed solidarity with Israel.