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Non-Jewish governor of a Brazilian state inaugurated with sounds of a shofar blast
 Non-Jewish governor of a Brazilian state inaugurated with sounds of a shofar blast

A shofar is an ancient musical horn typically made of a ram’s horn, used for Jewish religious purposes. | Image courtesy: Reuters

Brazil: Wilson Witzel, an ardent supporter of Israel, took office last week surrounded by several members of the local Jewish community at a ceremony in Rio’s Legislative Assembly.

“One of the most touching moments during my campaign was when I heard the shofar at the Beit Lubavitch synagogue. It gave me the strength I needed to carry on,” Witzel told reporters.

Witzel, 50, was elected in Oct. 2018 for a four-year term as governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Last month, Witzel spent a week in Israel to learn anti-terror techniques that can be deployed against urban violence in his home state. |  See the full story here… charismanews.com

 

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