The Jewish Life of Morocco - Virtual Tour
The Jewish Life of Morocco - Virtual Tour
Morocco is home to one of the oldest Jewish communities in the Diaspora. This two millennium Judeo-Moroccan heritage is the result of an intersection between various civilizations and traditions including: Amazigh (commonly known as Berber), Andalusian, and Arab influences, among others.
In this virtual tour, with the help of photos, videos, and songs, we will explore the past and present story of Moroccan Jewry through addressing some central questions related to why the Jews left or stay in Morocco, what is Jewish life like in Morocco today, and what is the future of Moroccan Jews in this Muslim-majority country.
About the Tour Guide
Born and raised in Morocco, Yona is a joint PhD student at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in the Middle East Studies Department (Israel), and Sciences Po Bordeaux (France).
His multi-disciplinary research entitled “Negotiating and Performing Moroccan Jewish Identities: Second- and Third-Generation of Moroccan Jewish Immigrants to France and Israel” examines identity formation among Moroccan Jewish families based in France and Israel.
Questions? Please contact Andrea at [email protected]
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