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April 13, 2012 11:00 pm

Tunisian President Pledges Safety for Jews as Islamists Call for Violence

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Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki (front right). Photo: wiki commons.

JPost/JTA – On a visit to a synagogue that had been bombed 10 years ago, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki said Tunisia is committed to the security of its Jews and that they are equal citizens under the law.

Marzouki also said he had invited a group of Jewish school children to visit his office at the Carthage Presidential Palace. The president has recently invited groups of school children to his office as a way of opening the Tunisian presidency to the public following last year’s revolution.

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  • Eber Haddad

    “On a visit to a synagogue”: it’s not just a synagogue, it is called The Ghriba and it is the oldest synagogue in the world, it is also a historical monument. Would you call a visit to Notre Dame of Paris, a “visit to a church?”.