The Jewish Hospital of Tunis (arabe : المستشفى الإسرائيلي بتونس) was a former Tunisian hospital founded for the Tunisian Jewish community. It was founded by Jewish doctors from Livorno.[1] It opened in 1895 at Place Halfaouine,[2] a suburb north of the Medina of Tunis.

Tunis Jewish Hospital
Jewish Hospital in 1890 from postcard
Locationel Halfaouine, Tunis, Tunisia
Religious affiliationJews
ListsHospitals in Tunisia
Postcard showing the hospital between 1900 and 1956

Housed in the Khaznadar Palace, it was dedicated to the Jews living in the Hara Quarter of the Tunis Medina.[3]

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  1. ^ Amor Chadli (2011). "La médecine en Tunisie de la veille du protectorat à nos jours". La Tunisie médicale (in French). 89 (5): 411–417. ISSN 0041-4131. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  2. ^ Monique Hayoun (July 2005). "Histoire des Juifs de Tunisie du Protectorat à l'Indépendance". (in French). Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. ^ Orot Yahdout Hamagreb. "Le Mémorial de la Communauté israélite portugaise de Tunis. Les Grana (1710–1944) – Itshaq Avrahami". (in French). Retrieved 5 January 2017.