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Allouche, Félix
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Félix Allouche (1901–1978), journalist, editor, and Zionist activist, was born in Sfax, Tunisia, in 1901 and was educated at the Alliance Israélite Universelle school there. He began his journalistic career as the editor of the local newspaper, La Dépêche Sfaxienne, and correspondent of La Voix d’Israël , one of the earliest journals of Revisionist Zionism. In 1924, he founded Le Réveil Juif (1924–1935), moving its offices to Tunis in April 1930. In 1932, when the Jewish National Fund (Keren Kayemeth Le-Yisrael) of Tunis, of which he was the secretary gen…

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Mohsen Hamli, “Allouche, Félix”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 03 December 2021
First published online: 2010

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