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Putin, rabbis meet on anti-Semitism

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and rabbis from Europe and Israel met in Moscow  to discuss fighting hatred. (Source: CBS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and rabbis from Europe and Israel met in Moscow to discuss fighting hatred. (Source: CBS)

MOSCOW (CBS) - Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed an international delegation of rabbis to the Kremlin on Wednesday.

They discussed joint efforts to combat neo-Nazism, fascism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism.

"This is our fight, and we are very happy to know that you are on the frontline with us together to fight hatred and anti-Semitism," said Yisrael Meir Lau, Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv.

The group of rabbis included delegates from Israel, Austria, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and France.

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