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1978 Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to a Jewish fam­ily.

1981 Moves to the US where he is raised an evan­gel­i­cal Chris­tian.

1999 Be­gins work, aged 21, as a clerk on the New York Mer­can­tile Ex­change.

2003 Co-founds Leor En­ergy LP, drilling for nat­u­ral gas re­serves in Texas. Leor even­tu­ally pro­duces 240 mil­lion gross cu­bic feet of nat­u­ral gas per day.

2004 Meets Rabbi Tovia Singer, the con­tro­ver­sial leader of Out­reach Ju­daism, an or­gan­i­sa­tion that tries to “win back” Jews lost to the Chris­tian faith. “I re­pented dur­ing that first con­ver­sa­tion, and I re­turned im­me­di­ately to my true her­itage, the Jewish faith,” Aguair says.

2007 Sells Leor En­ergy to EnCana Corp for around £1.6 bil­lion.

2009 Talks be­gin with Be­tar over buy­ing the club, which is on the verge of bank­ruptcy. In July in­vests around £2.5 mil­lion. Last month in­vests just un­der £1 mil­lion as a spon­sor of bas­ket­ball team Hapoel Jerusalem

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