The Jews of Djerba.
He was on a boat attempting to run the blockade of Gaza.
Benefiting from Tunisian government protection, the Jews of Djerba, who trace their history to the time of the First Temple, have held fast to their. . .
Only 2,000 souls now constitute the ancient Jewish community of Tunisia, which lives increasingly under the specter of discrimination and violence.
Survivors of the Holocaust in Europe waited two decades before their stories could be heard in Israel. Holocaust survivors from North Africa have been waiting much longer.
Although relatively liberal and secular, Tunisia is caught between “moderate” Islamists and violent Salafist terrorists who have set fire to an American school and sworn. . .