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

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.Yoni Kempinski, 19/03/2020 23:11
Watch: Purim in the Jewish community of Djerba in Tunisia

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.Hezki Baruch, 10/03/2020 03:41
Tunisia: Criticism against appointment of Jewish minister

Tunisia: Criticism against appointment of Jewish minister

Opponents call for dismissal of new Tunisian Jewish tourism minister who is considered a supporter of Israel.Elad Benari, 19/11/2018 05:43
Jewish businessman confirmed as Tunisia's tourism minister

Jewish businessman confirmed as Tunisia's tourism minister

Tunisian parliament approves cabinet reshuffle which includes Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi as minister of tourism.Ben Ariel, 13/11/2018 06:37
Jewish businessman to serve 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.Ben Ariel, 06/11/2018 04:36
Tunisian city to honor local Jews

Tunisian city to honor local Jews

Tunisian city of Sousse to name four streets for local prominent Jews.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 15/09/2018 00:39
Lag Baomer in Tunisia: Festive mood and tight security

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.'AFP, 13/05/2017 21:35
Tunisian Jews Mourn Rabbi's Son Killed in Paris

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2015 18:03
Lag Ba'Omer Pilgrims to Visit Ancient Tunisia Shul

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.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2014 16:15
Tunisia Ministers Escape Censure on Israel Tourism

Tunisia Ministers Escape Censure on Israel Tourism

Censure motions against two Tunisian ministers accused of promoting "normalization" with Israel were dropped.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 10/05/2014 22:50
Watch: Tunisian President Visits Jewish Exhibition

Watch: Tunisian President Visits Jewish Exhibition

Tunisia’s President, Moncef Marzouki, visits a Jewish exhibition about Purim, expresses his support for the Jewish community.Elad Benari, 20/03/2014 06:15