News Briefs

  2/8/2010, Shevat 24, 5770

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.