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August 23, 2004
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Brazil’s president signed a petition opposing anti-Semitism and pledged that Brazil would support such a resolution at the United Nations. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made the commitment at a meeting last Friday in Brasilia with a delegation led by Rabbi Israel Singer, chairman of the World Jewish Congress; Jack Terpins, president of the Latin American Jewish Congress; and Henry Sobel, rabbi of Brazil’s largest synagogue.

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