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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Djerba Jews spending some time at the El-Ghriba Synagogue on Tunisias southern island.

Tunisia’s Jews keep wary eye on political developments

By Armin Rosen, JTA April 3, 2012

TUNIS -- Tucked on a quiet side street blocks from the Mediterranean Sea, the last kosher restaurant in the Tunisian capital is a thriving center of Jewish tradition in a country of 10 million with nearly an entire Arab and Muslim population. Yet Jacob...

Islamic parties dominate in new Egyptian parliament

JTA January 22, 2012

JERUSALEM—The fundamentalist Islamic political party the Muslim Brotherhood won 47 percent of the seats in the new Egyptian Parliament. An alliance of ultraconservative Islamist parties, the Salafi Al-Nour, also won 25 percent of the vote in the first...

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