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Jewish Lisbon and Portugal: a community reconnecting with its past

Thu July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CEST

Join us for a dynamic interactive journey through the rich history of the Jews of Portugal.

Join me on a virtual tour through the Jewish heritage of Lisbon, Portugal; a presence that dates back to the Roman era. This visit will allow you to understand the living Jewish community in Lisbon and learn about their history, their traditions and their everyday life. For centuries after the expulsion, many “Conversos” kept practicing their faith in strict secrecy, and the most famous example are the Belmonte Jews, who until recently lived as a strictly isolated community. We will make a detour in our journey to learn about them and about the rapidly growing community of Porto

With your contribution you will also be donating to Somej Nophlim – Jewish Charity Association of Portugal. This association was created in 1866 and has helped several Jews and non-Jews to stay out of poverty, especially during WWII.

About Gloria

My name is Glória Ribeiro and I completed my university degree on National Tourist Guiding, becoming a Portugal’s official guide in five languages in 2004. There’s nothing that makes me happier than to show my people and their history, especially the Portuguese Jewish history, because I believe to have Jewish background myself, and I am not the only one here.

For two years I have been delivering virtual tours of Jewish Lisbon and Portugal to bring Jews closer to my history and stories without having to leaving their homes. Hopefully we can meet in person soon!

Details

Date:
Thu July 7
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CEST
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Organizer

Qesher – Discover, Learn, Connect
Phone:
+36 30 616 0468
Email:
info@qesher.com
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Other

IRL / Online
Online
Ages
All Ages, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s+

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