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Rabbi forbids looking at NIS 50 bill featuring poet who married a Christian

By Sue Surkes Followers of an influential Sephardic rabbi will from now have to avoid looking at the country’s NIS 50 banknote because the poet whose image adorns the bill was married to a Christian woman. Rabbi Benzion Mutzafi issued his ruling after pulling the offending note out of his pocket during a weekend lesson he…

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