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February 18, 2013 | 3:35 am
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More than 68 gravestones were found ransacked and graves were looted at a Jewish cemetery in the coastal Tunisian town of Sousse.
The Tunisian Shems FM radio station cited a Tunisian security official who said the graves were damaged over the last month. Claims on Facebook had...
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A network plotting to kidnap and ransom members of a southern Tunisia town's Jewish community was broken up by the country's national guard, a Tunisian newspaper reported.
The network was started by a police officer who was formerly responsible for protecting the Jewish...
August 15, 2012 | 12:22 pm
When a popular uprising started in Tunisia less than two years ago, it took the world by surprise. Not many observers had anticipated the outbreak, let alone the success, of popular uprisings in a region far better known for the longevity of its tyrants and despots.
Contrary to what...
May 30, 2012 | 2:59 am
Computer Viruses Won’t Stop Iran
Cyber attacks such as Stuxnet or the newly uncovered Flame virus will only delay the inevitable diplomatic breakthrough or military action on Iran’s nuclear program, writes Jonathan Tobin in Commentary Magazine.
[N]o one should be...
May 14, 2012 | 4:47 pm
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Israel’s counterterrorism bureau has reiterated a travel advisory to Tunisia, despite plans to reinstate an annual pilgrimage to the grave of a Jewish mystic.
The National Security Council bureau said Thursday that there was a “high concrete threat” to Israeli visitors and Jewish...
April 4, 2012 | 11:19 am
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Tunisia’s Religious Affairs Ministry condemned anti-Semitic epithets shouted at a rally in Tunis calling for the imposition of Islamic law in the country’s new constitution.
“The call to fight against the Jews is absurd,” the ministry said in a statement issued Tuesday, according to...
March 14, 2012 | 4:10 am
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Writing for Bloomberg, Pankaj Mishra looks at the shifting ties between Iran, the U.S. and Israel, and what it could mean in the future.
Any rapprochement between Iran and the U.S. will have to acknowledge Iran’s centrality in its...
January 4, 2012 | 3:13 pm
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Tunisia’s government condemned an Israeli government decision to offer extra financial assistance to Tunisian Jews wishing to immigrate to Israel.
The approval of the new program amounts to interference in Tunisia’s domestic affairs and “an attempt by Israel to tarnish the...
February 15, 2011 | 3:55 pm
Tunisia’s Jewish community is concerned for its security in the wake of anti-Jewish protests outside of the capital’s main synagogue, a community leader said.
The head of the Tunisian Jewish community, Roger Bismuth, met over the weekend with the country’s interim prime minister,...
February 15, 2011 | 1:10 pm
February 2, 2011 | 10:32 am
A Tunisian synagogue was not the target of arsonists, a Jewish leader asserted, contradicting another leader.
Jewish community leader Perez Trabelsi on Tuesday told the French news agency AFP that the synagogue in the southern Gabes region was burned Monday night by arsonists; he...
February 1, 2011 | 12:06 pm
The Torah scrolls at a Tunisian synagogue were burned in a fire reportedly set by arsonists.
The synagogue in the southern Gabes region was set ablaze Monday night. Jewish community leader Perez Trabelsi told the French news agency AFP about the scrolls and criticized police for not...
January 26, 2011 | 9:37 am
Egyptian activists urged protestors to take to the streets for a second day of anti-government rallies.
Wednesday’s protests come a day after three activists and one policeman were killed and more than 100 security personnel injured in anti-government rallies across the country....
January 20, 2011 | 10:45 am
Twenty Jews from Tunisia have come to Israel amid the political upheaval and violence in the African nation.
Ten of the Tunisian Jews who came to Israel this week are members of one extended family and have officially made aliyah, according to a Jewish Agency spokesman. Another 10...
January 19, 2011 | 3:12 pm
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The violence roiling Tunisia hasn’t put the country’s 1,500 or so Jews in serious jeopardy, but Jewish organizations are increasingly concerned about their fate as massive anti-government protests continue.
No Jews have been targeted by the protesters, according to Roger...
July 12, 2008 | 6:20 am
Dr. Zvi Feine, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Director for Africa and Asia and Deputy Director of JDC-Israel, speaking at Shabbat eve services at Congregation Beth Torah in Overland Park, Kansas. In the October 26, 2007 presentation, he...
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