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  Iyar 1, 5773 , 11/04/13

France's Grand Rabbi Resigns after Plagiarism Scandal

The Central Israeli Consistory of France announced, Thursday, that Grand Rabbi Gilles Bernheim has resigned effect immediately, after admitting to plagiarizing several authors and lying about an academic status on his CV, according to Agence France PresseSammy Ghoslan, vice president of the consistory, told AFP that the post of grand rabbi would be taken up by an interim person who will be chosen soon by the consistory's president.

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