ALLOUCHE, FELIX NISSIM S'AIDOU


ALLOUCHE, FELIX NISSIM S'AIDOU
ALLOUCHE, FELIX NISSIM S'AIDOU (1901–?), Tunisian editor. Born in Sfax, Allouche was editor of the local newspaper Dépêche Sfaxienne, formed a Zionist club in 1919, and in 1929 became associated with vladimir jabotinsky . In 1924 he founded the Jewish weekly, Le Réveil Juif, and in 1934 became editor of Tunis Soir, which took a militant Zionist line; he also helped to found the Zionist weekly, La Vie Juive. During World War II, he joined the Resistance and later served as Tunis correspondent for newspapers in Europe and America. Attacked bitterly by the Tunisian national press, he emigrated to Israel in 1956.

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.


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