Evelyne Cohen led a comfortable life before fleeing her native Tunisia after it won independence from France in the late 1950s.
Moché Uzan speaks to the JC about wading through paperwork and bureaucracy to reclaim properties that once belonged the country's Jews.
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.
This Tunisian fish dish is perfect for Rosh Hashanah, or any dinner party
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.
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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.
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