For whatever reason, an outsized number of interesting stories about Middle Eastern Jews are currently occupying my browser. I don't have time to write on them individually, so ... roundup!
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A formerly-Islamist, now secular Tunisian political party places a Jewish candidate at the top of its list.
Interesting story of an Iranian Jew-by-choice, currently seeking legal status in America.
Libyan Jews worry that new American agreement restricting importation of ancient artifacts from that country will -- in effect -- ratify the expropriation of their property. This, incidentally, is a great example of "why intersectionality needs to include the Mizrahi case."
A step away from Middle Eastern Jews, but still germane: an interview with the Palestinian Director of