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Lay Cornerstone for First Temple in Brazil

January 9, 1929
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The foundation stone of the first temple in Brazil was laid yesterday with elaborate ceremonies. An assembly of Jews and non-Jews was present at the function.

Chief Rabbi Raffalovich, the Ica representative in Brazil, officiated, delivering an address. The building, which is to combine the functions of a temple, a school and a social hall, is to be planned to be the most beautiful buildings in South America. The plans were awarded a grand prix in Paris.

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