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Born in France, buried in Israel

France has Europe's largest Jewish community. But many members don't want to stay there forever. Increasingly, French Jews are opting to be buried in Israel, for a mix of religious, emotional and historical considerations. But one of the most powerful reasons is also practical; Jewish-only plots in some French cemeteries - along with their leases- are rapidly running out. Lisa Bryant reports.

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