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September 22, 2005
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Brazil’s president attended the 50th anniversary ceremony of a Jewish hospital in Sao Paulo. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Tuesday celebrated the 50th anniversary of Albert Einstein Hospital, one of Brazil’s most prestigious medical institutions. Lula gave a speech to the mostly Jewish audience. Several other Jewish and non-Jewish government officials attended the event. Lula praised the hospital’s community projects, and received a statue featuring a Star of David.

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