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  Sivan 24, 5774 , 22/06/14

France's Jewish Community Elects New Grand Rabbi

France's Jewish community elected Rabbi Haim Korsia, Jewish chaplain of the French army, Sunday as its new Grand Rabbi. He was elected to a seven-year term by members of the Central Consistory, the top Jewish religious authority in France, defeating Olivier Kaufmann, the head of a rabbinical school, by a vote of 131 to 97.

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