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Jewish Tourists Congregate at Chabad House During Carnival

February 5, 2008
Thousands of Jewish tourists, many of them Israelis, descended on Chabad-Lubavitch of Salvador in the Brazilian state of Bahia for the city’s annual Carnival, purported to be the world’s largest. As nearly 2 million revelers filled the streets outside, the Jewish men and women ate kosher meals and attended packed Shabbat and weekday services.
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Israelis, who had come to Salvador, Brazil, to witness Carnival, congregate at the city’s Chabad House, directed by Rabbi Yisroel and Rivky Bukiet.
Israelis, who had come to Salvador, Brazil, to witness Carnival, congregate at the city’s Chabad House, directed by Rabbi Yisroel and Rivky Bukiet.

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