Tag archive for ‘Portugal’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

€1 Billion real estate and leisure project announced for Vilamoura, Portugal

 Portugal, 8th of September 2015 – Today Vilamoura, the Algarve’s leading travel destination, announces its Master Plan for the 400 hectare, second phase in its development. The €1 Billion project represents More...

News Brief On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Skeletons Of Victims Of Inquisition Reveal Bodies Of Jewish People Tossed Face-Down In Trash Heap

Archaeologists undertaking routine excavations in Évora, Portugal, in advance of construction did not expect to find the remains of a dozen victims of the Inquisition. But both the bodies and the documentary More...

Sapir Peretz-Zilberman On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Israir settles dispute over impounded aircraft

Israir Airlines and Tourism Ltd. CEO Uri Sirkis has reached an agreement with EuroAtlantic chairman Tomaz Metello regarding the eight year legal dispute between the carriers over an aircraft leased to Israir. More...

Daniel Gros On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Why Greece is Different

BRUSSELS – The seemingly interminable negotiations between the new Greek government and its international creditors – the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission More...

Ynet News On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Spain Sephardic citizenship plan Not so Simple with heavy restrictions

– – While Portugal requires that Sephardic Jews only prove their local ancestry, Spain adds requirements of culture tests and modern day links to the country. So what is the problem with Spain? [READ More...

JNS On Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Italian Parliament Latest European Body to Recognize Palestinian State

The Italian legislature became the latest European body to back a non-binding resolution supporting the unilateral recognition of Palestinian statehood. Italy’s Chamber of Deputies voted 300-45 to pass the More...

Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Portugal Offers Restitution to Descendants of Jews Persecuted During Inquisition

Portugal is seeking to make restitution for its treatment of Jews during the Inquisition by offering citizenship to anyone who can prove they are descendants of the Sephardic Jews who were either killed or driven More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Citizenship Granted to Descendants of Portuguese Jews

Jews who can trace their roots to Portugal can now apply for citizenship in the country, a move that follows similar legislation in Spain. The legislation comes as the government has made several gestures More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

70 Million-Year-Old Fossils Change the Ways We View Snakes

Fossilized remains of four ancient snakes have been dated between 140 and 167 million years old – nearly 70 million years older than the previous record of ancient snake fossils – and are changing More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 12th, 2015

The One Man Who Just Had To Meet Roman Abramovich

Russian billionaire and Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich has been a wanted man before, particularly by Jose Mourinho, who became Chelsea’s manager in 2004. In the book, The Key to Mendes, the More...

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