Musical in Hebrew plays in Morocco for the first time

In the latest sign of the warming ties between Israel and Morocco, an Israeli musical was performed in the North African country in Hebrew— a first for Morocco or any Arab country. “Bustan Sephardi” (“Spanish Orchard”) is a new version of the 1969 original play by the same title that depicted daily life in a Sephardic neighborhood of Jerusalem during the 1930s.

Morocco makes history with Arab world’s 1st university synagogue

The fruits of the rapprochement between Israel and swathes of the Arab world continued to ripen this week, with Morocco becoming the first-ever Muslim country to inaugurate a synagogue at one of its universities.

Over 2,000 Moroccan Jews arrive in Essaouira to celebrate Hiloula of Rabbi Haim Pinto

A record of more than 2,000 members of the Moroccan Jewish community from across the world visited the Moroccan city of Essaouira to celebrate the Hiloula of Saint Rabbi Haim Pinto after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Morocco inaugurates Museum dedicated to Jewish History in Tangier

Tangier’s medina now has a museum dedicated to promoting and preserving the city's Jewish history. The inauguration of the Beit Yehuda museum took place with the presence of Jewish residents as well as local authorities in the Tangier region, including the Secretary General of the Council of Jewish Communities of Morocco Serge Berdugo.

Jewish Moroccan institutions revitalised

Morocco's Jewish community institutions, are to be reformed, seeking to receive Moroccan Jews from abroad, while Morocco and Israel have made a spectacular rapprochement.

King Mohammed VI endorses new authorities for Moroccan Judaism

King Mohammed VI endorsed a reorganisation of the Jewish community in Morocco,...

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