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January 9, 2013 6:20 am

Czech “Joe Lieberman” Could Become Europe’s First Jewish President

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Jan Fischer. Photo: Wikipedia

JTA – If the pundits are correct, the Czech Republic may become the first European country to elect a Jewish president.

Jan Fischer, 62, an understated former prime minister who led a caretaker government following a coalition collapse in 2009, is neck and neck in the polls with another former government head as the nation holds its first round of presidential elections on Friday and Saturday.

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