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News and updates about Tunisian Jews

New Paris restaurant looks to popularize Sephardic food

In Paris, Jewish childhood friends open chic restaurant serving their Tunisian grandparents’ couscous.

New Paris restaurant looks to popularize Sephardic food

Wave of violence against Jews of Djerba

Jewish community blames incitement by Tunisian President Kais Saied for strangling of Jewish woman, assault on Jewish child.

Wave of violence against Jews of Djerba

Peace with the Arab world? Tunisian musican sings of peace, is threatened and fired

The UAE, Bahrain, Morocco, Sudan are a peace bonanza, but supposedly moderate Tunisia reveals the Arab cultural taboo against Israel.Op-ed.

Peace with the Arab world? See what happened to this Tunisian

Tunisia works to preserve its Jewish heritage

With most of its synagogues vandalized and Jewish cultural artifacts looted, Tunisia struggles to protect remnants of its Jewish heritage.

Tunisia works to preserve its Jewish heritage

Tunisia's Chief Rabbi, dozens of community members enter isolation

Synagogues and schools in Djerba closed after one of the members of the community contracts coronavirus.

Tunisia's Chief Rabbi enters isolationplayer

Watch: Purim in the Jewish community of Djerba in Tunisia

A thousand residents of the Jewish community in Djerba celebrated the holiday of Purim with special costumes and food.

Watch: Purim in the Jewish community of Djerbaplayer

Tunisia: Criticism against appointment of Jewish minister

Opponents call for dismissal of new Tunisian Jewish tourism minister who is considered a supporter of Israel.

Tunisia: Criticism against appointment of Jewish minister

Jewish businessman confirmed as Tunisia's tourism minister

Tunisian parliament approves cabinet reshuffle which includes Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi as minister of tourism.

Jewish businessman confirmed as Tunisia's tourism minister

Jewish businessman to serve as Tunisia's tourism minister

Tunisian Prime Minister shuffles cabinet, names Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi as country's new tourism minister.

Jewish businessman to serve as Tunisia's tourism minister

Tunisian city to honor local Jews

Tunisian city of Sousse to name four streets for local prominent Jews.

Tunisian city to honor local Jews

Lag Baomer in Tunisia: Festive mood and tight security

Despite terror warnings, Jews from Israel and around the world arrive in Tunisia to celebrate the holiday and feel 'at home.'

Lag Baomer in Tunisia: Festive mood and tight security

Tunisian Jews Mourn Rabbi's Son Killed in Paris

Yoav Hattab had a bright future before he was murdered in Paris attack. Debate over burial in Israel highlights plight of Tunisian Jews.

Tunisian Jews Mourn Son of Chief Rabbi Gunned Down in Paris

Lag Ba'Omer Pilgrims to Visit Ancient Tunisia Shul

Lag Ba'omer pilgrims to visit Ghriba synagogue on island of Djerba, amid controversy over Israeli visas.

Tight Security for Jewish Pilgrims at Ancient Tunisian Synagogue

Tunisia Ministers Escape Censure on Israel Tourism

Censure motions against two Tunisian ministers accused of promoting "normalization" with Israel were dropped.

Tunisia Ministers Escape Censure over Israeli Tourism

Watch: Tunisian President Visits Jewish Exhibition

Tunisia’s President, Moncef Marzouki, visits a Jewish exhibition about Purim, expresses his support for the Jewish community.

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