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Musing on Recipes in a Libyan Prison

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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. 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.

  • Rafram Chaddad (Photo: Daniella Cheslow)

  • Rafram Chaddad (Photo: Daniella Cheslow)

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