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  • For Tunisia’s Jews, hope and fears post-revolt

    May 4, 2012 | 10:03 am

    In the Jewish quarters on the Tunisian island of Djerba, only menoras or Hebrew letters painted in blue against the whitewashed walls distinguish a Jewish home from the Muslim family living next door.

    Mainly Muslim Tunisia is home to one of North Africa’s largest Jewish communities....