Milan named a new chief rabbi. The council of the 10,000-member Jewish community, Italy’s largest after Rome, named Rabbi Alfonso Arbib to the post at a meeting this week. He replaces Giuseppe Laras, 70, who stepped down unexpectedly earlier this year after 25 years in office.
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