Jewish Museum Opened in Portugal on Site of Ancient Synagogue
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Jewish Museum Opened in Portugal on Site of Ancient Synagogue

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The first museum in Portugal containing exhibits of Jewish culture and history will be opened soon at Tomar on the site of the old synagogue there, which predates the expulsion of the Jews in the fifteenth century. The individual who owned the property has presented the museum to the Portuguese Government.

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