North African Jewry

The rabbi who may have inspired Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Matt Austerklein
May 3 2024 12:01AM

An unidentified text about the Yom Kippur service.

Nov. 30 2023 12:01AM

A disturbing response after the murder of five at an annual festival.

May 15 2023 12:01AM

What Moses Maimonides had in common with his distinguished, Sufism-influenced son.

David Fried
April 26 2023 12:01AM

Neither victims nor collaborators.

Lyn Julius
Dec. 8 2022 12:01AM

Operation Torch, the Nazi invasion of Tunisia, and the British victory at El Alamein.

Nov. 10 2022 12:01AM

And their betrayal during World War II.

Nov. 7 2022 12:01AM

Egypt kicked out Jews, Italians, and Greeks in the 1950s and continues to persecute Copts today.

Aug. 22 2022 12:01AM

“The dry heat of Africa did not stop me and the ice of Ashkenaz did not deter me.”

July 27 2022 12:01AM

The 2,000-year-old community hopes for a future.

Rachel Gilmore
June 16 2022 12:01AM

“Jews are unwanted.”

Aomar Boum, Sarah Abrevaya Stein and Eugène Boretz
April 28 2022 12:01AM

A photogenic rabbi of many talents.

Nati Gabbay
Aug. 30 2021 12:01AM