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French immigration to Israel reached a record high in 2015, Israeli officials said Thursday, citing "physical insecurity and financial uncertainty" as main driving forces.

Around 8,000 French Jews were expected to have arrived over the course of the year, a spokesman for Israel's immigration ministry told AFP, noting it would be an "all-time record".

Final data for 2015 was not available yet.


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