Several hundred French Jews including dozens of community leaders have called for the re-election of a chief rabbi of France within three months.
France’s Chief Rabbi Gilles Bernheim portrayed himself as the personification of morality over politics. But he did himself in with a shocking failure of ethical judgment.
Gilles Bernheim, the chief rabbi of France, refused to quit on Tuesday despite admitting to several counts of plagiarism and deception about his academic credentials.
Gilles Bernheim, The Chief Rabbi of France has admitted that he plagiarized parts of his book, “Forty Jewish Meditations. “
French President Francois Hollande met with local religious leaders, including the country’s chief rabbi, Gilles Bernheim, to hear their views on same-sex marriages.