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PEID: 16436

ROP: 108133

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Jews

People Cluster: Jews

Language: Portuguese - (por)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Judaism

Country: Suriname

Also found in: Brazil; Israel; Netherlands

Population: 200

Global Population: 128,400

PEID: 16436

ROP: 108133

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Portuguese Jews of Suriname, numbering 200, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Jews people cluster within the Jews affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 128,400 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Portuguese. The primary religion practiced by the Portuguese Jews is Judaism, a religion developed among the ancient Hebrews and characterized by belief in one transcendent God who has revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.

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