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  12/13/2011, Kislev 17, 5772

Tunisian Muslims Ask Jews to Remain

Muslim leaders in Tunisia have come out against a call by Cabinet Minster and Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom for Tunisian Jews to move to Israel. Shalom, who is of Tunisian origin and who made an official visit to the country in 2005, said that Jews in Tunisia should "settle in Israel as soon as possible.”