Rabbi Jacob Kaplan, French Mizrachi Leader, is Elected Chief Rabbi of Paris
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Rabbi Jacob Kaplan, French Mizrachi Leader, is Elected Chief Rabbi of Paris

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Rabbi Jacob Kaplan, president of the French Mizrachi organization, has been elected Chief Rabbi of this city, succeeding the late Chief Rabbi Julien Weill, who died last April. A native of Paris, Rabbi Kaplan is the son of a former Minsk rabbi. His election to the vacant post was welcomed by all sections of the Jewish community here.

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