Jewish community of Morocco pays tribute in Casablanca to victims of devastating earthquake

The earthquake, which struck in the province of Al-Haouz south of Marrakech, killed 2,946 people and injured 5,674, according to the latest official figures.

President of the Jewish Community of Morocco: “The need for help is immense”

President of the Jewish Community of Morocco Serge Berdugo gave an interview to Jüdische Allgemeine in which he discussed the consequences of the devastating earthquake that recently struck his country, as well as the Jewish community's support for its victims.

Jewish community of Marrakech raises funds to help neighbours rebuild after earthquake

The funds will also be used to restore the damaged Jewish quarter, including the synagogue and the Jewish cemetery.

Morocco earthquake damages two historic synagogues in Marrakech

One of the two synagogues was the Chabad Al Fassayn Synagogue, while the other was the Silat al-Azama Synagogue. The latter was built by Sephardic Jews in 1492 following their expulsion from Spain.

Moroccan tourist guides trained in Moroccan Judaism heritage and culture

A training seminar was organized on the theme “Moroccan Judaism, history and culture", offered in Arabic by two Israeli teachers of Moroccan origin.

Rediscovery of celebrated rabbis’ tombs in Tétouan fuels restoration of Morocco’s Jewish history

After being lost for over six decades, the tombs of three celebrated 17th and 18th-century rabbis were rediscovered in the northern Moroccan town of Tétouan.

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