Chief Rabbi Installed in Constantine, Algeria’s Second City
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Chief Rabbi Installed in Constantine, Algeria’s Second City

Rabbi Isaac Zerbib was installed as Chief Rabbi of Constantine, Algeria’s second city, in a ceremony witnessed by local Jewish leaders and high government officials. Rabbi Zabib, 35, is a graduate of the Paris Rabbinical School.

The post of Chief Rabbi had been vacant for over a year. Its previous incumbent was murdered by Algerian rebels.