16.01.2011 11.Shevat, 5771
‘Tunisian Jews unaffected by upheaval’
The AJC is in touch with the Jewish community in Tunisia, which has lived in the country's shores since ancient time.
The mass protests which have shaken Tunisia over the weekend and caused longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to flee have so far not directly affected its Jewish community, a Jewish group said on Saturday.
Jason Isaacson, director of government and international affairs at the American Jewish Committee, who has been in touch with members of the community in the Mediterranean country, said the demonstrations have remained focused on the government….