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  • Two arrested for anti-Semitic incidents near Marseille

    February 15, 2013 | 5:35 am

    French police arrested two men in connection with recent anti-Semitic attacks near Marseille.

    One of the suspects in the attacks in Aix en Provence, a Tunisian national without a visa, was placed in a detention center, according to a Feb. 14 statement by SPCJ, the security...

  • Hundreds make pilgrimage to Tunisian synagogue

    May 10, 2012 | 12:26 pm

    Hundreds of Jews gathered on Tunisia’s Djerba Island as part of a pilgrimage to the 2,500-year-ol d El Ghriba synagogue.

    Some 500 European Jews and 1,000 Jewish Tunisians made the journey Wednesday to celebrate the yahrzeit, or anniversary of the death, of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai,...

  • 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....

  • Nation & World Briefs

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Israel Upholds Contested Immigration Law

    Israeli Arabs are upset after Israel's top court upheld a controversial law that prevents Palestinians married to Israeli Arabs from living in Israel.

    By a vote of 6-5, the High Court of Justice on Sunday rejected petitions filed against the...

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  • A Taste of Tunisia Comes to Melrose

    By Gaby Wenig

    May 20, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    When Cedric Marmet lived in Paris, he watched the crowds line up outside Place L'entrecote, a famous tiny restaurant with a limited menu.

    "You had no choice there," said Marmet, relaxing in the cozy dining room of his new kosher French-style bistro, Greta's. "There was one kind of...

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