Observant Jew Elected to French Parliament

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meyer-habibMeyer Habib, formerly the Deputy Chairman of the French Jewish umbrella group CRIF (Conseil Représentatif des Institutions Juives de France), was elected on Sunday to the French parliament, the first time for an observant Jew.

Habib, who resigned from his position as Deputy Chairman of CRIF so that he could run, is close to Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, who endorsed his candidacy.

The 52-year-old, who is married with four children, divides his time between Paris and Yerushalayim.

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{Matzav.com Israel}

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