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NYU Chaplain To Be First Chief Rabbi of the United Arab Emirates Jewish Community

Khalid Latif, executive director of the Islamic Center at NYU, left, and Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, executive director of the university’s Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life, attend the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, April 17, 2014. (Emal Countess/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, the New York University chaplain, will be the first chief rabbi of the Jewish Community of the United Arab Emirates.

David Weinberg, the international affairs director for the Anti-Defamation League, made the announcement Tuesday at…