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News Portugal » History: Portugal’s tourism chief seeks to inspire more Jews to move to the country

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Portugals-tourism-chief-seeks-to-inspire-more-Jews-to-move-the-country-543157
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

During the events, Mendes Godinho talked about the long history and connection between Portugal and the Jewish people. “As we have a vast Jewish heritage and a very ancient and profound connection to Jewish communities - we have evidence of Jewish ...

News Portugal » History: 'We want a Jewish presence in Portugal'

News channel or source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/242181
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“With regard to the core real Portuguese Jewish heritage I feel our story hasn't been properly told in terms of the real impact we had in Jewish and world history, not only in Portugal but also in the Portuguese diaspora communities,” Rabbi Peres said.

News Portugal » History: Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

News channel or source: https://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/89648-buying-property-in-portugal-as-a-non-resident
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on Portugal’s property market ... charming places and centuries of history,” said Hugo Correia, of Luximos, a branch of Christie’s International Real Estate. For foodies, there’s “quality and variety ...

News Portugal » History: Ryanair says expects Easter strike in Ireland or Portugal

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-portugal-ryanair/ryanair-says-expects-easter-strike-in-ireland-or-portugal-idUKKCN1G51TG
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

LISBON (Reuters) - Ryanair (RYA.I) expects staff to strike during Easter week in either Ireland or Portugal, chief executive Michael ... pilots’ unions for the first time in its 32-year history. But talks with pilot unions to formalise union recognition ...

News Portugal » History: Portugal says it wants Jews and Jewish investment in country

News channel or source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/portugal-wants-jews-and-jewish-investment-in-country/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In 2013 Portugal passed a Law of Return for Sephardic Jews and their descendants to encourage Jews to return. Last year, Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, told a group of Jewish leaders in New York, “Your history is our history.”

News Portugal » History: Portugal: Festival Da Cançao Semi-final 2 snippets released

News channel or source: http://esctoday.com/159379/portugal-festival-da-cancao-semi-final-2-snippets-released/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Portugal is all set to retain the Eurovision grand prix on home soil, as it gears up for its iconic Eurovision national selection. For the very first time in the history of the Portuguese national selection-Festival da Cançao, snippets of the competing ...

News Portugal » History: Portugal Actively Seeks A Greater Jewish Presence

News channel or source: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/travel/portugal-actively-seeks-a-greater-jewish-presence/2018/02/14/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

During a visit to the U.S. earlier this month, Portugal’s secretary of state for tourism, Ana Mendes Godinho, met with Jewish leaders in an effort to highlight the indispensable role of Portuguese Jews in her nation’s history and heritage. And she’s ...

News Portugal » History: Brilliant Thomas Barr thrills with victory in Athlone as John Travers makes history with sub-four-minute mile

News channel or source: https://www.independent.ie/sport/other-sports/brilliant-thomas-barr-thrills-with-victory-in-athlone-as-john-travers-makes-history-with-subfourminute-mile-36630607.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Cathal Dennehy Thomas Barr brought the home crowd to its feet with a superb come-from-behind victory in the men's 400m at the AIT International in Athlone last night, the 25-year-old sealing victory in 46.94 ahead of Portugal's Ricardo Dos Santos.

News Portugal » History: Portugal: Forest fires of 2017 caused €1bn in damage; €244m covered by insurance

News channel or source: http://www.macaubusiness.com/portugal-forest-fires-2017-caused-e1bn-damage-e244m-covered-insurance/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“The local insurance sector declared that this was the most expensive natural disaster in the country’s history, with payouts of more than 295 million dollars,” the study finds. Along with fires in central Portugal in mid-June, October’s fires are ...