Latvia to Pension Rabbis Who Pass 55 Year Mark
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Latvia to Pension Rabbis Who Pass 55 Year Mark

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Rabbis who have officiated for twenty-five years or more and who have reached the age of 55 will be entitled to receive a government pension, according to a law passed today by the Latvian parliament. The new law authorizes pensions for all clergymen in Latvia meeting the above-mentioned requirements.

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