The Last Jews of Libya
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The Last Jews of Libya
Libya was once a nation with a large and thriving Jewish community; today, only a tiny number of Jews remain there, and this documentary from filmmaker Vivienne Roumani-Denn (herself a Libyan Jew) explains the tragic legacy of the nation's Jewish community. While Jews were a part of Libya's culture since before the birth of Christ, events during the 20th Century were to decimate both the numbers and the spirit of the nation's Jews. During World War II, Italy took control of Libya, where Jews did not fare well under Mussolini's fascist regime. Britain wrested control of Libya… More