Tunisia wants better ties with Israel

Profile of Joseph Bismuth, Tunisia’s only Jewish senator, in the Jerusalem Post:
Tunisia is interested in establishing diplomatic relations with Israel, according to Tunisia’s only Jewish legislator, though he defended his government’s decision to close Israel’s liaison office in 2000.

“There is really a wish to open relations,” Senator Joseph Bismuth told The Jerusalem Post while in Jerusalem Wednesday, but he noted that the “when and how” remains a question, and is linked to the general relationship between Israel and the Arab world. He did say, though, that, “There are many signals that the situation will improve very soon.”

Read article in full

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

About

This website is dedicated to preserving the memory of the near-extinct Jewish communities, of the Middle East and North Africa, documenting the stories of the Jewish refugees and their current struggle for recognition and restitution.

Point of No Return

Jewish Refugees from Arab and Muslim Countries

One-stop blog on the Middle East's
forgotten Jewish refugees - updated daily.