History of the Jews in Libya
The history of the Jews in Libya stretches back to the 3rd century BCE, when Cyrenaica was under Greek rule. The Jewish population of Libya, a part of the Maghrebi Jewish community continued to popula...
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1945 Tripoli pogrom
The 1945 Anti-Jewish Riots in Tripolitania was the most violent rioting against Jews in North Africa in modern times. From November 5 to November 7, 1945, more than 140 Jews were killed and many more ...
1945 Tripoli pogrom - Wikipedia
1948 Tripoli pogrom
The 1948 Anti-Jewish Riots in Tripolitania were riots against the Jewish community of Tripoli and its surroundings in June 1948, during the British Military Administration in Libya. The events resulte...
1948 Tripoli pogrom - Wikipedia
Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries
The Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries or Jewish exodus from Arab countries (Hebrew: יציאת יהודים ממדינות ערב‎, Yetziat yehudim mi-medinot Arav; Arabic: هجرة اليهود من الدول العربي...
Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries - Wikipedia
2011 Libyan civil war
The Libyan Civil War, also referred to as the Libyan Revolution, was a 2011 armed conflict in the North African country of Libya, fought between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those seeki...
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History of the Jews in Lebanon
The history of the Jews in Lebanon deals with the presence of Jews in Lebanon, which stretches back to Biblical times.
The Lebanese Jews are traditionally a Sephardi (particularly Mizrahi) communi...
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Ben-Zion Halfon
Ben-Zion Halfon (Hebrew: בן-ציון חלפון‎, 1930 – 21 September 1977) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Alignment between 1969 and 1977.
Born in Tripol...
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History of the Jews in Algeria
The History of the Jews in Algeria refers to the history of the Jewish community of Algeria, which dates to the 1st century CE. In the 14th century, many Spanish Jews emigrated to Algeria following ex...
History of the Jews in Algeria - Wikipedia
History of the Jews in Afghanistan
Jews are said to have resided in Afghanistan for nearly 1,500 years, but the community has been reduced greatly because of emigration. Afghan Jewish communities now exist mostly in Israel, and the Uni...
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Moisés Naím
Moisés Naím (born July 5, 1952) is a Distinguished Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an internationally syndicated columnist whose writings are published by leading papers worl...
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Ra'anan Naim
Ra'anan Naim (Hebrew: רענן נעים‎, 31 December 1935 – 7 September 2009) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Alignment from 1981 to 1984.
Born in Bengha...
Frija Zoaretz
Frija Zoaretz (Arabic: فريجا زوأرتس‎; Hebrew: פריג'א זוארץ‎, 7 December 1907 – 30 April 1993) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the National Relig...
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Persian Jews
Persian Jews or Iranian Jews (Persian: یهودیان ایرانی‎) (Hebrew: יהודים פרסים‎) are Jews historically associated with Iran, traditionally known as Persia in Western sources.Judaism is amon...
Baruch Hagai
Baruch Hagai (Hebrew: ברוך חגאי‎; born 1944) is an Israeli paralympic champion.
Hagai was born in Tripoli, Libya, to a family of 13. At the age of two he contracted polio, and five years...
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Jason of Cyrene
Jason of Cyrene (Greek: Ἰάσων κυρήναιος) was a Hellenistic Jew who lived about 100 BC and wrote a history of the times of the Maccabees down to the victory over Nicanor (175-161 BC). This work is ...
Operation Yakhin
Operation Yachin was an operation to secretly emigrate Moroccan Jews to Israel, conducted by Israel's Mossad between November 1961 and spring 1964. About 97,000 left for Israel by plane and ship from ...
2003 Istanbul bombings
The 2003 Istanbul bombings were four truck bomb attacks carried out on November 15, 2003 and November 20, 2003, in Istanbul, Turkey, leaving 57 people dead, and 700 wounded. Several men have been conv...
Humanitarian situation during the 2011 Libyan civil war
By the end of February 2011, medical supplies, fuel and food were dangerously low in Libya. On 25 February, the International Committee of the Red Cross launched an emergency appeal for US$6.4 mi...
Humanitarian situation during the 2011 Libyan civil war - Wikipedia
2011 military intervention in Libya
On 19 March 2011, a multi-state coalition began a military intervention in Libya to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973. The United Nations Intent and Voting was to have "an imme...
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History of the Jews in Bahrain
Bahraini Jews constitute one of the world's smallest Jewish communities. Today the community has a synagogue and small Jewish cemetery and numbers thirty-seven persons.
There are Talmudic referenc...
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US domestic reactions to the 2011 military intervention in Libya
The domestic reactions in the United States after the 2011 military intervention in Libya ranged from criticism to support. Unlike the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, which were carried out largely ...
US domestic reactions to the 2011 military intervention in Libya - Wikipedia
Kurdish Jews
Jews of Kurdistan (Hebrew: יהודי כורדיסטן‎, Yehudei Kurdistan, lit. Jews of Kurdistan; Aramaic: אנשא דידן‎, Nashi Didan, lit. our people; Kurdish: Kurdên cihû) are the ancient Eastern ...
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Death of Muammar Gaddafi
Muammar Gaddafi, the deposed leader of Libya, died on 20 October 2011 during the Battle of Sirte. Gaddafi was found hiding in a culvert west of Sirte and captured by National Transitional Council forc...
Maabarot
The Ma'abarot (Hebrew: מַעְבָּרוֹת plural) were refugee absorption camps in Israel in the 1950s. The Ma'abarot were meant to provide accommodation for the large influx of Jewish refugees and new Olim ...
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Yitzhak Tshuva
Yitzhak Tshuva (born July 7, 1948) is an Israeli business magnate. He is the chairman of El-Ad Group, which owned the New York Plaza Hotel. He also owns the Israeli conglomerate Delek Group. In 2014, ...
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Herbert Pagani
Herbert Avraham Haggiag Pagani (25 April 1944 in Tripoli – 16 August 1988 in Palm Springs, California) was an Italian artist and musician.He comes from a family of Libyan Jews who were italiani...
Victor Tayar
Victor Tayar (Hebrew: ויקטור תייר‎, 1931–1993) was an Israeli artist and political figure.
Born in Libya, Tayar made aliyah to Israel and settled in Jaffa.During the 1970s he was among...
Yossef Romano
Yossef Romano (also known as Joseph Romano or Yossi Romano) (Hebrew: יוסף רומנו‎; April 15, 1940 – September 5, 1972) was a Libyan-born Israeli weightlifter with the Israeli team that went...
Antisemitism in the Arab world
Antisemitism in the Arab world refers to discrimination against Jews in Arab countries. While Arabs are also a Semitic people, the meaning of the English term "antisemitism" refers to discrimination a...