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Increasingly, French Jews Opt for Burial in Israel

France has Europe's largest Jewish population, but many do not want to stay there forever. The last decade has seen a steady rise in the number of French Jews opting for burial in Israel. The reasons are many, but one of the biggest factors is space. In some French cemeteries, Jewish-only burial sections are rapidly filling up. Franck Darmon is only 35, but he already knows where his bones will lie. Not in his native France, but in Israel. He says that when you compare a cemetery...

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