Portugal - dual citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews
Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 22:08
As reported in late January, the Portuguese Cabinet approved a law offering dual citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews who were victims of the Inquisition over 500 years ago. The Portuguese Government may grant Portuguese nationality by naturalization to the descendants of Sephardic Portuguese Jews through the attestation of their links to Sephardic communities of Portuguese origin including surnames, family speaking language and direct or indirect descent.
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2015-06 Toronto Branch, OGS - Workshops & Summer Camp
Published on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 21:55
Registration is now open for Genetic Genealogy, a full-day workshop to be held on Saturday 6 June 2015 at North York Central Library, co-sponsored by Toronto Branch and the Library's Canadiana Department. This workshop will cover the main types of DNA testing available to genealogists, different analytical techniques and how the results from genetic testing are used in conducting or supporting family history research.
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2015-06-19,20,21 Quebec Roots 2015 Genealogy Conference
Published on Monday, 13 April 2015 01:42
"ROOTS 2015 " AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH
Organized by: The Quebec Family History Society
Location: McGill University, Monreal, Quebec
Date: June 19, 20, 2,1 2015
Information: For the list of speakers, events and a registration form please visit the QFHS webpage.
All events are open to the public. All lectures will be in English.