Dear Co-frog. You are right that there is no such thing as a jewish lobby in France, because this is not the way french politics work. In the US it is a different matter, as the system is based on lobbies (probably origined in the individualism of the US society). The jewish lobby is not something exceptional it is one lobby among all others, including arab and muslim lobbies. Every group or even line of thought can be a lobby. I had a friend who was an environmental lobbyist.
Brazilian head of UN peacekeeping force in Haiti dies of heart attack (Reuters)
from the article: Algerian minister: Sarkozy in power thanks to Jewish lobby