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[Djerba, Tunisia; May 11. Image via Getty]

A woman lights a candle in the Ghriba synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba on May 11 2009. Some 3,000 Jewish pilgrims are expected, including 1,000 Israelis, during the annual two-day pilgrimage to the oldest synagogue in Africa. Most pilgrims will come from France, while others are due from Italy, Britain and Canada. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID (Photo credit should read FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)


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