Former Italian MP Fiamma Nirenstein making aliyah

May 23, 2013 19:02

Former Italian MP Fiamma Nirenstein will be making aliyah on May 26. While serving as a lawmaker in Italy, Nirenstein lived in both Israel and Italy, residing in Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood.

An author and former award winning journalist, Nirenstein served in parliament for five years, focusing much of her energy on human rights issues in the middle east as well as combating antisemitism and Iran's nuclear weapons ambitions.

Nirenstein said she is "very excited" to move full time to Israel.

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