First Jewish Judge in Sao Paulo; Selected from Among 100 Candidates
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First Jewish Judge in Sao Paulo; Selected from Among 100 Candidates

Dr. Jose Sersen, a well-known Jewish attorney here, was elevated to a judgeship today. He was selected among 100 candidates. He is the first Jew to serve on the bench here. There are several Jews who are judges in Rio de Janeiro.

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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