Thursday, November 26, 2015

Ancient Jewish community endures on Tunisian isle - AP and Israel Hayom Staff

by AP and Israel Hayom Staff

The Jewish community on the Tunisian resort island of Djerba traces its roots back to the Babylonian exile of 586 B.C.E., and is one of the few communities of its kind to have survived the turmoil around the creation of Israel.

A girl walks home after sunset at Hara Kbira, the main Jewish neighborhood on Djerba
Photo credit: AP

AP and Israel Hayom Staff


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