Saturday, May 28, 2016

Jewish pilgrims mark Lag Ba'omer on Tunisian island - AP and Israel Hayom Staff

by AP and Israel Hayom Staff

Amid fears of religious violence, southern island of Djerba hosts annual Jewish pilgrimage under unprecedented security • Some 2,000 Jews gather at ancient Ghriba synagogue to mark holiday • Rabbi: Site a symbol of tolerance between Muslims and Jews.

The Ghriba synagogue in the Tunisia [Archive]
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AP and Israel Hayom Staff


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