Paris - France’s newly elected chief rabbi has vowed to pursue a path of inclusiveness and restore the confidence of the country’s half a million Jewish community, badly shaken by anti-Semitic attacks and a recent scandal over religious divorce.
The Jewish community of France elected Rabbi Haim Korsia, the French army’s Jewish chaplain, as its new chief rabbi.
Oleksandr Feldman, a Ukrainian lawmaker and Jewish leader, said he was threatened in Kiev by uniformed men who hurled anti-Semitic insults at him.
An 89-year-old Philadelphia man, Johann Breyer, was arrested for abetting murder during his time as a Nazi guard at Auschwitz and Buchenwald.
Moise Safra, a billionaire banker and philanthropist, died at 79 in Brazil.
Vatican City – Underscoring the close ties between Christianity and Judaism and calling Holocaust denial “madness,” Pope Francis told an interviewer that “inside every Christian is a Jew.”
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