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        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.