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Jews, Muslims Celebrate Unusual Coexistence in Tunisia's Djerba

Cyrine Ben Said, a Tunisian Muslim, carried candles and wrote her hopes for the future on an egg in religious ceremony at a synagogue on the southern island of Djerba. She wanted to share the rituals with her Jewish friends because, for her, Tunisia is a country of tolerance, coexistence and freedom of belief. "I'm here to share rituals with my Jewish friends in new Tunisia of tolerance, coexistence and freedom of belief. ... Everyone has his religion, but we have many common...

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