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Kol Siyyon (La Voix de Sion) (Tunis)
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The first Zionist monthly paper in Tunisia, KolṢiyyon (La Voix de Sion), was published by the Agudat Ṣiyyon (Agudat Sion) Society in Judeo-Arabic from 1913 to 1914. Appearing in issues of eight to sixteen pages, it was licensed to Sauveur Sitruk, its manager was Joseph Bejaoui, and its editor-in-chief was Joseph Brami, a young rabbi and educator of the modern type and one of the founders of Agudat Ṣiyyon. The purpose and need for Kol Siyyon were explained by Brami in the Warsaw Hebrew paper Ha-Ṣefira: “Even though the Jewish press—and sometimes the French press—devote articles t…

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Mohsen Hamli, “Kol Siyyon (La Voix de Sion) (Tunis)”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 23 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_0013130>
First published online: 2010

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