Jewish candidate in Tunisia finds victory in defeat

26.10.2011                      28.Tischrei. 5772

Tunesien:

Jewish candidate in Tunisia finds victory in defeat

Restaurant owner turned politician says he achieved his goal by showing that non-Muslims can take part in the nation’s first democratic elections.

Jacob Lellouche, the only Jew who ran in the Tunisian elections, claimed victory on Tuesday despite failing to win a seat in parliament.
The restaurant owner turned politician said he achieved his goal by showing his countrymen that non-Muslims can take part in the nation’s first democratic elections….