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Posts Tagged: Morocco Jews

January 4, 2018 2:31 pm

Political Party in Morocco Wants to Withdraw Citizenship From Jews in ‘Israeli Settlements’

A political party in Morocco is proposing to remove citizenship from any Jews who live in "Israeli settlements." The proposal was launched by Elias Ammari, secretary-general of...

June 25, 2017 12:42 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...


Dozens of Advocacy Groups Endorse Jewish Nominee for Top Education Departme...

Dozens of advocacy groups on Monday called for the confirmation of Kenneth Marcus -- a leading figure in efforts to...


Defense Minister: IDF Will Destroy All Hamas Terror Tunnels by End of 2018

JNS.org - Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Israeli television that the Jewish state has developed cutting-edge counter-tunnel technology that will enable it to destroy all Hamas terror tunnels by the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...