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        8/14/2013, Elul 8, 5773

      Peres to Chief Rabbis: "Israel Needs You"

      President Shimon Peres spoke to the two new Chief Rabbis of Israel at the official swearing-in ceremony Wednesday morning. "Israel needs you today perhaps more than ever. We are thirsty for the luminous face of Jewish tradition." The ceremony took place at the President's Residence in Jerusalem.