Alhalel, Mathilde Twersky
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Mathilde Twersky Alhalel, born in Kovno, Russia, in 1867, was a teacher and principal in the school system of the Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU). She held the brevet elémentaire diploma, a teaching certificate granted after three years of study at a normal school. In 1891 she began her career as teacher in the AIU School for Girls in Tunis. In 1893 she married Aron (Aaron) Alhalel, a teacher at the AIU School for Boys on Malta Srira Street, Tunis. From 1894 to 1896 she was provisional co-principal of the AIU School for Girls in Tunis with Henriette Salomon (Antébi). In 1894–95 she help…

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Joy Land, “Alhalel, Mathilde Twersky”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 18 January 2019
First published online: 2010

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