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        1/15/2014, Shevat 14, 5774

      Knesset Lobby for French Immigrants Established

      The Knesset Lobby for the immigration and absorption of French Jewry will be inaugurated on Wednesday. Members of the lobby will include Jewish Home, Likud Beytenu, Yesh Atid, Hatnuah and Shas MKs.

      Government ministers, MKs, along with Jewish Agency and WZO representatives will attend the ceremony. Lobby Chairman MK Yoni Chetboun (Jewish Home) said, "As the child of French immigrants, it is my responsibility to act for French immigrants in the Knesset. The French immigration is increasing daily, and their affairs must be administered properly."