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        4/28/2013, Iyar 18, 5773

      Peaceful Pilgrimage in Tunisia

      Hundreds of Jewish worshippers completed, Sunday, an incident-free annual pilgrimage to Ghriba, Africa's oldest synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba, where security was high to prevent any violence, according to Agence France PresseOrganizers expressed satisfaction at the number of pilgrims, including Israelis who flew in from Europe, who took part in the ritual which had been cancelled in 2011, when a massive uprising toppled the regime of strongman Zine
      El Abidine Ben Ali.

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