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  7/7/2014, Tammuz 9, 5774

Chief Rabbi: Murder Not the Way of the Torah

Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi David Lau condemned, Monday, last week's murder of Jerusalem Arab teen Mohammed Abu-Khdeir.

Responding, during a Chief Rabbinate Council meeting in Jerusalem, to reports of Jewish suspects being arrested, confessing to and re-creating the crime, Rabbi Lau said, "This is not the way of the Torah," and called on leaders in the Arab sector to act for calm.

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