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France's top rabbi takes leave amid scandal

France's top rabbi has taken leave from his post after becoming ensnared in a scandal over alleged plagiarism and lies about his educational background. Richard Prasquier, the head of a leading French Jewish group, said Rabbi Gilles Bernheim asked for the leave at an emergency meeting Thursday of leaders of the Central Consistory of France. On Tuesday, Bernheim acknowledged making "mistakes" in an interview with Radio Shalom.


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