Libyan Jewry - 50 Years on...

In the aftermath of the 6-day war Jewish communities in the Arab world were put under increasing pressure that had begun in the 1920's. In this episode of the New Blue Review we catch up World Organization of Libyan Jewry President Dr. David Gerbi. The episode covers the history and culture of the community, the rise of Qaddafi, Libya in the aftermath of the Arab spring and life for this community post 1967.

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Shirt worn by Dr David Gerbi - Source 

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-synagogue-idUSTRE7923DV20111004


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