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Talmudic Law Course at Sao Paulo U.

An introductory course in Talmudic law has been initiated at the University of Sao Paulo, the World Jewish Congress reported today. The course is sponsored by the departments of philosophy and general law theory of the law faculty, in cooperation with the University Association of Jewish Culture. It is being taught by Prof. Zeev Falk of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and of the University of California at Berkeley. Some 70 people attended the inaugural lecture of Falk, which was translated into Portuguese.