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This Could Be the End of Tunisia's Ancient Jewish Community

Tunisia’s arc from igniting the Arab Spring ten years ago into an autocratic winter is tragic. For its 2000-year-old Jewish community, however, Kais Saied's coup is a tragedy with potentially existential consequences

Robert Zaretsky
Robert Zaretsky
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Robert Zaretsky

The small nation that ignited the Arab Spring ten years ago initiated its final rites a few weeks ago. Tunisia’s passage from aspringtime of democracy into a winter of autocracy is tragic. For Tunisia’s ancient Jewish community, however, it is a tragedy with potentially existential consequences.

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