Great Synagogue of Rome

Elio Toaff, Chief Rabbi Of Rome For 51 Years, Dies At 99

04/20/2015

Rome — Elio Toaff, the chief rabbi of Rome for 51 years, has died, two weeks before his 100th birthday.

Rome’s Chief Rabbi In The Spotlight

In one week, Riccardo Di Segni prepares for Passover and a new pope.

03/28/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

Rome — Ground zero for Catholic-Jewish relations is Rome, and the man at the center of it all is the city’s chief rabbi, Riccardo Di Segni.

Jewish-Catholic relations are “very complicated,” says Rabbi Di Segni, above. “But this pope shows a good disposition.”
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