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21 Jewish Candidates Listed for Election to Brazil’s Legislatures

Twenty-one Jews are among the candidates nominated for election to various of Brazil’s state legislatures, it developed today when the full lists were issued.

The elections are to be held November 15. Jews are among the candidates in the provinces of Rio de Janeiro, Guanabara, Sao Paulo, Porto Allegro, Minas Gerais and Parana. In Rio de Janeiro Province, one of the Jewish candidates is Mrs. Julio Steinbruch, wife of Senator Aharon Steinbruch. She is a member of the bar, but does not practice law.