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Hundreds flock to rare celebration of Swiss Jewish culture

A festival in Lausanne celebrating the heritage of Switzerland’s trilingual Jewish community is drawing hundreds of people.
"The Festival of Jewish Cultures,” which runs through Jan. 31, is the first large-scale Jewish cultural event held in Lausanne, according to its co-organizer, Francine Brunschwig.Like Switzerland itself, the country’s Jewish community of 20,000 is divided into French-speakers, Italian-speakers and German-speakers.
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