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Israel’s Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Coming to a TV Near You December 23

Posted by challahbackgirl on December 18, 2007

From the j. weekly Friday, December 14

CBS special includes Israel’s chief rabbiA CBS special to air Dec. 23 will feature interviews with 12 of the world’s religious leaders, including Yona Metzger, Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Israel.

“In God’s Name” was filmed by French filmmakers and brothers Jules and Gedeon Naudet, whose aim was to explore the diversity of spirituality in modern life. That pursuit took them to Egypt, England, India, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Russia and the Vatican, as well as Illinois and South Carolina.

Other religious leaders in the film represent Russian Orthodoxy, Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and the Church of England.

The two-hour documentary will be broadcast 9 p.m. Dec. 23 on CBS.

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