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Tunisia

Historic synagogue in Tunisia heavily damaged in rioting tied to Israel-Hamas war

A historic synagogue in Tunisia was reduced to rubble amid mass rioting against Israel.

UNESCO adds Djerba in Tunisia to world heritage list

The island is famous for its religious diversity, featuring churches, mosques, and synagogues, including Ghriba, which is the oldest synagogue in Africa.

Judeo-Arabic culture of Tunisian Jews presented in an exhibition in Beer Sheba

The exhibition "Family Affair" presents the culture and customs of Tunisian Jews in the 19th and 20th centuries in a unique and intimate way.

Jews flock to 2,500-year-old synagogue in Tunisia

Thousands of Jews from around the world have flocked to the ancient El Ghriba Synagogue in Tunisia, the oldest in Africa, for an annual five-day pilgrimage that begins 33 days after Passover.

Hundreds of Tunisian Jews to get Holocaust survivor status

A Holocaust Survivors nonprofit proved that even though no official Nazi decree was issued in Tunisia, women and children had to carry out forced labor during the war.

Tunisia Jewish Community mobilizes to protect its heritage

The Tunisian Jewish community, supported by the local authorities, is working to restore their heritage in Sousse, Monastir and Nabeul.

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