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French MP Habib tells Le Pen: Israel is ‘Life Insurance’ for world’s Jews


MP Meyer Habib blasts far-right politician’s proposal to ban dual-citizenship as unconstitutional and unconscionable, saying, “If this country [Israel] existed 70 years ago, there would not have been a Holocaust.”



A French Jewish MP on Sunday reminded presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of “Europe’s unremitting debt to the Jewish people” after the far-right politician raised objections to dual-citizenship, which, if enforced, would require French Israelis to choose between the two countries.

“You can’t ask Jews to choose between their mother and father,” Meyer Habib, who represents expats in Israel and other Mediterranean countries, told The Jerusalem Post while slamming the proposal as unconstitutional. Continue Reading »

South Africa considers eliminating dual citizenship status to halt Jews’ IDF enlistment


The African National Congress, South Africa’s ruling party is also discussing limitations on its private sector’s ties with Israel, not just stopping its citizens from holding Israeli citizenship.

By i24news


The ruling African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa is reported to be reviewing the country’s dual citizenship policy in a bid to stop citizens from joining the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

The local Sunday Times newspaper is also reporting that the government is also hoping to crackdown on private sector ties with Israel.

Israeli passport- Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

It is estimated that Jews account for 0.2% of the country’s population. Continue Reading »