French rabbi questioned in rape of minor females

(JTA) – A founder of the French Liberal Jewish movement was questioned on suspicion that he raped several female minors.

French media reported Tuesday that Rabbi Daniel Farhi, 70, was questioned the same day at a police station in Paris. He has denied the accusations.

The Liberal movement is associated with Reform Judaism.

Farhi is known for his outreach to the French Muslim community.
 

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