PARIS (RNS) After the country’s top rabbi resigned after admitting to plagiarism, the search begins for a new grand rabbi to lead Europe’s largest Jewish population amid questions about how inclusive French Judaism should be.
Author Archives: Elizabeth Bryant
About Elizabeth Bryant
Elizabeth Bryant worked as a freelance reporter in Cairo for two years, before moving to Paris in October 2000. Besides Religion News Service, she has reported on a freelance basis for Voice of America, United Press International, Newsweek, the Houston Chronicle and the San Francisco Chronicle. Previously, she worked for several newspapers and wire services in Florida, New York and Washington DC. Bryant was raised in Africaand Europe and worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tunisia. She has a master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University, and master’s degrees in International Affairs and Journalism from Columbia University.
PARIS (RNS) Only one of Notre Dame Cathedral’s original 10 bells survived the French Revolution, and officials hope a new set of nine replacement bells will be more befitting of “the first church of France.”