Tunisian Islamist party pledges protection of Jewish community

Tunisia’s governing Ennahdha party has reached out to the country’s Jewish community. The party’s list in Médenine held a meeting on the island of Djerba in the presence of a...

Jew stabbed in Djerba

A masked Islamist stabbed a Tunisian Jew in the Jewish market on the island of Djerba. The attacker shouted: “This is the return and the vengeance of Mohammed as he...

Jewish man stabbed in Djerba

Police in Tunisia have arrested a man they believe stabbed a local middle-aged Jew on the island of Djerba. The suspected aggressor, 38-year-old Lasaad Tounsi, is believed to have caused...

Tunisia welcomes Israelis, but not as Israelis

Following the recent prevention of Israeli tourists disembarking from a Norwegian cruise liner in Tunisia, the country’s tourism minister Amel Karboul has said that Israelis are welcome to visit...

Tunisian MP performs quenelle in Parliament

A Tunisian MP performed the quenelle reversed Nazi salute popularized by French anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala in the country’s parliament last week. The gesture, performed by MP Rabii Abdi,...

Ennahda leader reaches out to Tunisian Jews

The founder and chairman of Tunisia’s leading Ennahda party, Rachid al-Gannouchi, has met with Tunisian Grand Rabbi Ham Bittan in what is a highly symbolic gesture at a time...

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