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Andre Azoulay awarded Israeli Presidential Medal of Honor

Israeli President Isaac Herzog awarded Jewish-Moroccan political strategist André Azoulay the Presidential Medal of Honor in recognition of his contributions to peace between Israelis and Palestinians. 

Fez’s Museum of Jewish culture has been completed

Work on the Museum of Jewish Culture in the Al-Mellah district of Fez, Morocco, is now complete. The new art space covers just under 13,000 square feet and will soon open its doors to visitors.

Archaeologists search for signs of Jewish past in Morocco’s southern oases

Efforts to uncover Jewish historical treasures scattered across the kingdom’s oases are one of the outcomes of warming ties since Morocco and Israel normalized relations in 2020.

Archaeologists discovered Jewish antiques and Hebrew texts in Tata

According to the Moroccan Institute of Archeology and Heritage, Archaeologists have discovered Jewish antiques and Hebrew texts in the city of Tata.

Research group finds growing tolerance and appreciation of Jews in Moroccan education

A London and Tel-Aviv based research and policy institute that analyzes tolerance in education around the world issues a report on growing themes of acceptance toward Jews in Morocco’s education system.

Morocco commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Casablanca's Beit El Synagogue held a special ceremony to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Attending the ceremony were Morocco's Education Minister, the head of Israel's mission in Morocco, UN representatives in the country, the president of the Jewish community and members of the Jewish community.

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