500-year-old Jewish skeleton found in Brazil

20.07.2013                      13.Aw.5773                      Wa'etchanan; Schabbat Nachamu

Jüdische Welt:

500-year-old Jewish skeleton found in Brazil

Skeleton found during earthwork in Recife, where Portuguese Jews in 1636 built the first known synagogue in the New World.

Brazilian archaeologists unearthed what they said are the 500-year-old remains of a Jewish man in Recife….