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Historic Tunisian synagogue firebombed amid social unrest

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Source: Walla

Djerba – A historic Tunisian synagogue was firebombed overnight Tuesday amid protests in the country over rising costs and government austerity, an official at the synagogue said.

 “There was a failed attempt to burn down the synagogue in the Jewish Quarter of Djerba through the use of Molotov cocktails, but thank God, no one was hurt and security and civil protection are now doing
their duty,” Elie Trabelsi, the son of the synagogue’s president, Pérez Trabelsi, wrote on Facebook.