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Macron win ‘powerful message’ to far-right: top Europe rabbi

PARIS: One of Europe’s top rabbis on Monday welcomed pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election, saying voters sent a “very powerful” message to the country’s far-right. Macron’s sound defeat of far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the run-off vote is “very good news for France,” said Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the influential Conference of European Rabbis. “The fact that two-thirds of French voters didn’t want a far-right government is a very powerful statement,” Goldschmidt…