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How this Tunisian island brings Muslims and Jews together

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La Ghriba is an event bringing together different religions on the tranquil island of Djerba. Image by Imen Boudali, used with permission. This article by Imen Boudali was first published by Raseef22, and is being republished as part of a content-sharing partnership with Global Voices. In May of each year, Tunisia hosts a unique and extraordinary event. The north African country, home to the oldest synagogue in Africa, celebrates and revives its Jewish roots through the pilgrimage of La Ghriba, an event bringing together different religions on the tranquil island of Djerba. As soon as the ferr…

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