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Tunisia

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.

Nearly 5,000 Pilgrims Expected At Ghriba Pilgrimage

Canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the annual...

Only a faithful few make it as Djerba pilgrimage resumes after COVID break

The annual Jewish pilgrimage to the ancient Ghriba synagogue on Tunisia’s Djerba island started without the usual thousands of pilgrims, due to restrictions to stem the coronavirus pandemic.

Second attack on Jewish resident of Djerba in less than two weeks

A Jewish woman in her twenties was strangled and assaulted by two men, near her home on the island of Djerba in Tunisia.

Tunisian President disputes claims that he blamed Jews for unrest

Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed  disputed allegations that he had accused Jews of being responsible for unrest in the country, in a video posted to his Facebook page.

Roundup of Tunisian Jews remembered in online ceremony

The Society for the history of Tunisian Jews will organise an online commemoration of the 78th anniversary of the round-up of the Jews of Tunis by the SS and the establishment of forced labor camps in Tunisia.

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