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  • Diagnosis put brother on mission

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 7, 2013 | 4:10 pm

    David L. Neale, a prominent bankruptcy attorney and major donor to AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), was stunned when the call came from Brazil in late 1999: His younger brother, John (not his real name), then in his mid-30s and previously robust, was gravely ill in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Pope accepts Peres’ invitation to Israel

    April 30, 2013 | 7:10 am

    Israeli President Shimon Peres invited Pope Francis on Tuesday to visit Israel, at his first meeting with the new pontiff who has appealed for peace in the Middle East.

    The pope accepted the invitation "with willingness and joy," a Vatican spokesman said, but there was no...

  • Brazilian Jews Rally Against Intolerance

    April 27, 2009 | 7:17 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA)—Thousands of Brazilian Jews rallied to protest next month’s scheduled visit to their country by Iran’s president and to remember the Holocaust.

    Some 2,500 people participated Sunday in the ninth annual Regional March of the Living in Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest...

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