Netherlands - Dutch Chief Rabbi Passes Away at 101

Published on: April 9th, 2010 at 04:53 PM
By: VIN News/ ANP News

Netherlands - Dutch Chief Rabbi Meir Just has died at the age of 101 in his home town of Amsterdam.

Rabbi Just has been the spiritual leader of the Jewish community in the Netherlands for the past 45 years. The Organisation of Jewish Communities in the Netherlands says the rabbi enjoyed worldwide renown, giving Dutch Judaism great significance.

Born in 1908 in Viznitz, Hungary, to his father Rabbi Nissan who was the Gabbi of the Ahavas Yisreol of Vishnitz.

Rabbi Just will be buried Sunday in Israel.

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