Forty-eight new immigrants from Peru arrived in Israel. All of the immigrants were converted to Judaism last December by a special religious court sent by Israel’s Chief Rabbinate, according to the Jerusalem Post. They join some 150 other Peruvians who came to Israel in 1990 and 1991.
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