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Pope Francis in the basilica St. Bartholomew prays with the Community of Sant'Egidio in memory of the New Martyrs

Liturgy of the Resurrection of the Lord

05/28/2017
Sunday of the Ascension

The Everyday Prayer


 
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Cohen Shear-Yashuv


Emeritus Chief Rabbi of Haifa, Israel

 [1927]

He is Chief Rabbi of Haifa since 1975. He is specialized in legal advice on rabbinic rulings. 

From 1965 to 1975 he has been deputy mayor of Jerusalem. He is member of several institutes and foundations in the field of the study of Jewish Law. 

Since many years he is engaged in the interfaith dialogue, participating with fidelity to the interreligious meetings for Peace organized by the Community of Sant'Egidio. 

In October 2008 he made a speech at the Synod of Bishops in the Vatican about the Word of God. He has been the first representative of the Judaism to talk at a meeting of such a level.

[September 2011]

September 11: Religions in Dialogue for Peace

 

Cyprus 2008