Conflict & Justice

Musing on Recipes in a Libyan Prison

Back in 2010, an Israeli foodie with a Tunisian passport went to Libya, at the request of an Israeli group that keeps an eye on Jewish Heritage sites there.

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Rafram Chaddad says he went to document some Jewish sites. He was arrested for spying and spent six months in prison.

He's since written a book about the experience: it's a breezy travelogue about Libyan food as well as a diary of his time in prison.

Daniella Cheslow spoke with him in Tel Aviv.