Amid fears of religious violence, southern island of Djerba hosts annual Jewish pilgrimage under unprecedented security • Some 2,000 Jews gather at ancient Ghriba synagogue to mark holiday • Rabbi: Site a symbol of tolerance between Muslims and Jews.The pilgrims chose to defy the recent terrorism alert for the island. I'm glad they came through it safely.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Lag B'Omer celebrated safely at Djerba
THAT WAS BRAVE: Jewish pilgrims mark Lag Ba'omer on Tunisian island (AP/Israel HaYom).