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France’s Chief Rabbi declines to resign over plagiarism

Rabbi Gilles Bernheim admitted plagiarizing parts of a book on Jewish meditations and committing moral errors but said he would not step down.

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The chief rabbi of France, under pressure to resign since he admitted plagiarizing parts of a book on Jewish meditations, acknowledged significant moral errors in a radio interview Tuesday night, but said he would not step down, reports The New York Times.

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