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Stories with person: Nicolas Sarkozy
  • French Jewish immigrants flock to Israeli coastal city 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 3:17 am

    NETANYA, Israel - The coastal city of Netanya markets itself as the "Israeli Riviera" and walking along its main pedestrian boulevard, one would be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its twin city of Nice. Barely a word of Hebrew is spoken, and real estate ads, restaurant menus and cafe conversations are mostly in French.