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  7/24/2013, Av 17, 5773

Netanyahu Congratulates Chief Rabbis, Calls for Unity


Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu congratulated Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef and Rabbi David Lau on being elected Chief Rabbis of Israel. "This is the time to act to increase the unity among the people of Israel and to increase the love of Israel," he stated Wednesday evening.

The Prime Minister invited the two rabbis to join his weekly Bible study group he holds in his home in Jerusalem in memory of his father in-law, the esteemed writer Shmuel Ben-Artzi.