Rio De Janeiro Confers Honorary Citizenship on Chief Rabbi
Menu JTA Search

Rio De Janeiro Confers Honorary Citizenship on Chief Rabbi

Download PDF for this date

Honorary citizenship of the City of Rio de Janeiro was conferred today on Rabbi Jacob Fink. Chief Rabbi of the city’s Jewish community; and on Israel Dines, president of the Zionist Organization of Brazil. The ceremony took place in the office of the Mayor.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund