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        2/11/2013, Adar 1, 5773

      European Rabbis: Hope Next Pope Will Fight Hate, Too

      The European Rabbinical Council said Monday that it hoped that Pope Benedict XVI's replacement would continue to fight anti-Semitism, as Benedict himself had continued from his predecessor. In the wake of Benedict's announcement that he planned to resign at the end of the month, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, head of the group, said that Benedict had made “historic strides” in combating anti-Semitism.