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Posts Tagged: Morocco Jews

June 25, 2017 12:42 pm
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How Will Jews Be Remembered in Morocco When They’re All Gone?

JNS.org - I had to pinch myself to make sure that I wasn’t dreaming. There I was, an Orthodox Israeli Jew, at a 500-year-old synagogue in...

September 12, 2016 3:55 am
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Moroccan Newspaper Publishes ‘Blacklist’ of Artists Who Speak to Israelis

Noon Presse, a Moroccan news site (ranked #19 in that country among all websites), just published what it calls a blacklist of Moroccan performers and artists who have...

June 28, 2016 2:03 pm
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Christians, Jews, Muslims Partner to Provide Food to Needy Moroccan Families During Ramadan

Jews, Christians and Muslims engaged in a cooperative effort on Sunday to distribute food to needy families in Morocco during Ramadan, Chabad.org reported. A total of 1,500 boxes of...

December 24, 2015 3:24 pm
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Moroccan King Honored Posthumously for Protecting Jews During WWII

JNS.org - King Mohammed V of Morocco was honored by KIVUNIM: The Institute for World Jewish Studies on Sunday for protecting 250,000 Jews during World War...

November 25, 2015 7:37 am
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King of Morocco Honored for Preserving, Restoring Jewish Cemeteries

JNS.org - In an enlightened experience on Nov. 19 at the New York Museum of Modern Art, distinguished members of different faiths convened to honor King...

November 16, 2015 7:47 am
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Morocco and Its Jewish Museum Are a Model of Coexistence

JNS.org - “The French exception” is an expression that became recurrent in the French political discourse, all the more so since the European Union has been...

October 28, 2015 12:33 pm
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3,000 Moroccans Sign Petition Condemning Incitement to Murder Jews

At least 3,000 Moroccans signed a petition condemning what they said was incitement to murder Jews on full display during a Palestinian solidarity demonstration in Casablanca this week,...

December 3, 2013 11:42 am
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Morocco a Welcome Place For Jews Despite Anti-Israel Proposals

JNS.org - Tucked quietly away on the far-western edge of North Africa, Morocco has largely avoided the upheaval of the so-called "Arab Spring" that...

February 15, 2013 12:57 am
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Morocco Restores Ancient Synagogue in Nod to Jewish Heritage

Morocco held a ceremony on Wednesday to inaugurate the completion of renovations to an ancient Jewish synagogue in the historic city of Fez. The two-year...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

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