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        2/17/2013, Adar 7, 5773

      Israeli Lawyer Disqualified in French Parliament Race


      Israeli attorney Dafna Poznanski has been declared ineligible to serve in the French Parliament. Poznanski was rejected due to campaign finance irregularities – she made payments directly, when they were supposed to go through an agent.

      Poznanski, who was born in French Algeria, had won a vote to serve as an overseas representative representing the southern Mediterranean region. Her disqualification means she cannot run for re-election for one year.