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April 6, 2012 10:10 am

Islamist Egyptian Presidential Hopeful Has Jewish Family Members

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Ynet – News websites in Egypt reported Thursday that the leading candidate in the presidential race had, what in local terms is considered to be something of a “hunchback” – a Jewish connection in the family.

Social networks and several news sites reported that Amr Moussa’s father married a woman with Jewish roots and that the senior Egyptian politician has a brother from that marriage who changed his name and is now living in Israel.

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