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June 7, 2012 6:31 am

Tunisia May Designate Two Jewish Parliament Seats

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Haaretz – Two members of the new Tunisian parliament, which is scheduled to be elected next spring, may be from the country’s small Jewish minority.

Members of the National Constituent Assembly’s Committee on Legislative and Executive Power and the National Council on Tunisia’s Jewish Citizens favor a proposal to designate two parliament seats to Jewish members, according to Tunisian news site Al Jarida.

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