Evelyne Cohen, 93, fled Tunisia to become matriarch of a large family

Evelyne Cohen, 93, fled Tunisia to become matriarch of a large family

Sam Sokol, JTA, 04/20/2020

Evelyne Cohen led a comfortable life before fleeing her native Tunisia after it won independence from France in the late 1950s.

The Tunisian official helping to rescue Jewish homes

The Tunisian official helping to rescue Jewish homes

Aldon Chivers, The JC, 04/13/2020

Moché Uzan speaks to the JC about wading through paperwork and bureaucracy to reclaim properties that once belonged the country's Jews.

Annual Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia’s Djerba enhances tolerance and co-existence

Annual Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia’s Djerba enhances tolerance and co-existence

BGMN, Tunisian Monitor Online, 05/23/2019

Hundreds of pilgrims flocked on Wednesday to the Ghriba synagogue on the Mediterranean island of Djerba where one of the last Jewish communities in the Arab world is still living there and seize the annual Jewish pilgrimage to the oldest synagogue to voice their wish for blessing.

Up Your Coucous Game

Up Your Coucous Game

Joan Nathan, Tablet, 10/17/2018

This Tunisian fish dish is perfect for Rosh Hashanah, or any dinner party

Jews and Muslims together, the magic of a pilgrimage in Tunisia, Marc Knobel

Jews and Muslims together, the magic of a pilgrimage in Tunisia, Marc Knobel

Marc Knobel, Harissa, 06/10/2016

The magic here and magically transported me to a place of rare beauty, the Ghriba Synagogue in Djerba, the oldest synagogue in North Africa, it is said.

Mimouna: Taking the End of Passover to Whole New Level

Mimouna: Taking the End of Passover to Whole New Level

Team Be’chol Lashon, Jewish&, 04/25/2016

What are your plans for Saturday night?

Bsisa: A Tasty Women’s Tradition To Begin The Passover Season

Bsisa: A Tasty Women's Tradition To Begin The Passover Season

Adam Eilath and Tamar Zaken, Jewish&, 04/06/2016

What is the best way to usher in the Passover season?

Tunisian dishes from a lost world

Tunisian dishes from a lost world

Hedai Offaim, Haaretz, 05/08/2015

In the lively Tunisian Jewish community of the late 1930s, religious and secular Jews lived side by side, as did French-speakers and Arabic-speakers, Zionists and holders of French citizenship.

Tunisian President Vows to Protect Jewish Community

Tunisian President Vows to Protect Jewish Community

Eliyahu Berkowitz, JP Updates, 03/29/2015

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