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Joseph Sitruk

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Began  June 1987
Name  Joseph Sitruk
Ended  June 22, 2008
Role  Rabbi

Nationality  France
Successor  Gilles Bernheim
Denomination  Orthodox
Predecessor  Rene-Samuel Sirat
Joseph Sitruk France Moi ancien Grand Rabbin de France Joseph Sitruk

Other  Rabbi of Strasbourg,Chief Rabbi of Marseille,President of the Conference of European Rabbis
Born  October 16, 1944 (age 71)Tunis (1944-10-16)

Obsèques du Grand Rabbin de France Joseph Sitruk


Joseph Haïm Sitruk (Hebrew: יוסף סיטרוק‎‎; 16 October 1944 – 25 September 2016) was a former Chief Rabbi of France, a position he held from June 1987 to 22 June 2008. Born Joseph Sitruk in Tunis, after suffering a stroke in 2001 and recovering he added the name "Haim" to his name in line with Jewish tradition.

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Joseph Sitruk Duel acharn pour l39lection du grand rabbin de France

He graduated as a rabbi in 1970 following his studies in a rabbinical school, and was named Rabbi of Strasbourg before becoming the assistant of the Chief Rabbi Max Warchawski.

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In 1975, Joseph Sitruk became Chief Rabbi of Marseille. In 1987 he was elected to occupy the post of Chief Rabbi of France. He was then re-elected for two more 7 year terms. He was married and father of 9 children. He was also the president of the Conference of European Rabbis.

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On 16 March 2007, he was selected as a Commander of the Legion of Honor.

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He lost his bid for re-election as Chief Rabbi of France on 22 June 2008, against Rabbi Gilles Bernheim, who had previously run against him on the 1994 Chief Rabbinate elections and failed.

He was Orthodox. Though he may not have held religious and moral authority over all Jews in France, his charisma earned him a certain reverence, especially among Sephardi Jews.

He died on 25 September 2016 at the age of 71.

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Joseph Sitruk Wikipedia