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Djerba is an island in the south of Tunisia, often referred to as “the island of dreams.” In Homer’s Odyssey, Djerba is the enchanting land of the lotus-eaters; the land whose flowers charmed the companions of Odysseus and made them forget all thoughts of return. Today Djerba is one of Tunisia’s top tourist destinations. Home to al-Ghriba, Africa’s oldest synagogue, the island annually attracts hundreds of Jewish pilgrims from all over the world. Djerba also boasts fifteen ...Keep Reading »
Rania Said is a Tunisian professeur agrégée of English literature and a PhD candidate of comparative literature at SUNY Binghamton. Rania was a Fulbright scholar from 2011 to 2013. Her research centers on the city in literature and on Arab women life narratives.