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Jewish Member of New Irish Parliament

Ben Briscoe, of the Fianna Fail, the ruling party of President De Valera and Premier Jack Lynch was re-elected last week to the Irish Parliament for South Central Dublin. He is the only Jew among the new Irish MPs. Another Jewish candidate, Mervin Taylor, Labor, was defeated, Briscoe is the son of the late Robert Briscoe, one of the leaders of the Irish Republican Army, a member of the Irish Parliament for many years and a Lord Mayor of Dublin. South Central Dublin is a two-member constituency,