Street in Brazilian City Named for State of Israel; Ceremony Held
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Street in Brazilian City Named for State of Israel; Ceremony Held

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A street in Salvador in Bahia province, a former capital of Brazil, was today named for the State of Israel in ceremonies in which Israel Ambassador Yosef Tekoah participated. Some 250 Jewish families live in the city.

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