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In Buenos Aires, a mayor facing a Jewish challenger taps a rabbi to lead his party’s list


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/in_buenos_aires_a_mayor_facing_a_jewish_challenger_taps_a_rabbi_to_lead_his

Rabbi Sergio Bergman, already one of Buenos Aires’ most prominent spiritual leaders, has become one of the Argentine capital’s most highly visible political candidates. Bergman was tapped by the city’s incumbent mayor, Mauricio Macri, to lead his PRO party’s list for the municipal legislature. As the top candidate on the center-right party's slate, the rabbi is virtually assured of securing a spot in the city legislature in the July 10 municipal elections.

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