By Jonathan Gilbert, October 31, 2013
A rabbi in Argentina has won a seat in the country’s national parliament after storming to victory in legislative elections.
Sergio Bergman is the first rabbi in the history of the Southern Cone nation to be elected to Congress. He will represent voters in the lower house.
Rabbi Bergman, 51, is a prominent reform rabbi who dons a large, multi-coloured kippah in political appearances.