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  5/26/2014, Iyar 26, 5774

Chief Rabbi Welcomes Pope to Jerusalem

Pope Francis met this afternoon (Monday) with Israel’s Chief Rabis, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef and Rabbi David Lay. Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef said at the start of their visit that “I welcome him and thank him for all he has done for humanity and the Jewish communities around the world, ‘Welcome to Jerusalem.’”

Rabbi David Lau also welcomed the Pope by saying, “Welcome to Jerusalem.”