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News Brief

March 17, 2000
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The main Jewish partner in formal dialogue with the Vatican will not be meeting with Pope John Paul II before his trip to the Holy Land after being offered some time on the Sabbath. Seymour Reich, chairman of the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations, had requested a meeting with the pope to wish him a healthy and fulfilling trip, but turned down a Saturday, March 18 talk.

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