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  Shvat 24, 5770 , 08/02/10

Costa Rica Gets Jewish Vice President

Though the Jewish community of Costa Rica is only 3000 people, the country is going to get a Jewish vice President - Luis Lieberman.

Lieberman, 63, is a former banker whose parents immigrated from Poland to Costa Rica to escape the Nazis. He is also the grandson of the first Mohel (circumciser) of the Costa Rican Jewish community.

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