Pilgrims flock to ancient Tunisian synagogue


Pilgrims flock to one of the Arab world’s last Jewish communities – USA Today 27.05.16
Despite security warnings, thousands of Jews came to the ancient El or La Ghriba synagogue, widely believed to be Africa’s oldest, to celebrate the Jewish festival of Lag b’Omer.
See report and video (O:54] here

And see:

IN PICTURES: Tunisia’s ancient Jewish community – Haaretz 25.11.15
Article by AAP, photographs by Mosa’ab Elshamy

The Jobar Synagogue in Syria
May 28, 2016


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