His Eminence the Armenian Patriarch of Turkey Sahak II Mashalyan welcomed Chief Rabbi of the Jewish Community, Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Haleva and His Chancellor Mr Yusuf Altintas on Monday December 16, 2019, at 16: 30. Also the Secretary General of the Patriarchate, Rev. Tatul Anuşyan, Patriarchal Vicar Archpriest Rev. Krikor Damadyan and Rev. Shirvan Murzian also joined the meeting.
Chief Rabbi congratulated the recently elected Armenian Patriarch of Turkey on behalf of the Jewish community and wished success him in his new position.
His Beatitude the Patriarch expressed his thanks for the courtesy visit and made similar good wishes to members of the Jewish Community.
After a half-hour meeting, the guests left the Patriarchate.