Jews ease back into Tunisia for famed pilgrimage

By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA, Associated Press Modified: April 27, 2013 at 9:34 pm •  Published: April 28, 2013
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DJERBA, Tunisia — Under a bright Mediterranean sun Saturday, Jews whose forebears once thronged Tunisia are trekking to a celebrated synagogue under the protection of police — as organizers try to inject new momentum to an annual pilgrimage that's been depleted in recent years by fears of anti-Semitism.

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