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  Tevet 5, 5773 , 18/12/12

United Kingdom Chooses New Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis of the Finchley Synagogue in north London was selected, Monday evening, to be the next chief rabbi of the United Kingdom. The 55-year-old native of South Africa is scheduled to succeed Rabbi Jonathan Sacks when he steps down, next year.

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