Most of the country has been beset by violent protests over economic conditions, but not in Djerba, where the attack took place.
DJERBA, Tunisia Anticipating the sun’s rapid ascent in the African skies, six barefoot men align themselves early in the morning in a drafty co
— Tunisia will seek UNESCO World Heritage status for the island of Djerba, the site of an annual Jewish pilgrimage. Tunisia’s culture min…
Tunisia has increased security for a traditional Lag b’Omer procession on the island of Djerba.
With Tunisians gearing up for their first presidential election, Jews and Muslims met to hash out their complicated relationship on the ancient island of Djerba.
A Jewish Tunisian man was stabbed in the chest after a fight at the Jewish market in Djerba.
Tunisia’s tourism minister has been summoned to appear before the country’s parliament to explain her decision to allow Israelis to enter the country on their passports for a religious festival.
Police in Tunisia arrested a man they believe stabbed a local middle-aged Jew on the island of Djerba.
Africa’s oldest synagogue is playing host to that rarity in the Arab world - a religious gathering of hundreds of Jews drawn from Europe and Israel.
As Tunisia struggles to emerge from decades of dictatorship, the small Jewish community is seeking its place in the new order. Nate Lavey went to find out how it’s going.