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Morocco History

History In 1492 when the Spanish expelled the Jews from their land, many fled to Portugal. In 1496 the Prince of Portugal was arranged to marry Juanita, the daughter of the Spanish King...
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Marrakech, Morocco II

Even though Jews for centuries have lived in Marrakech, Morocco, the marketplace where I’m standing hardly seems like the area where I would find one of the five still existing synagogues. Narrow,...
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Marrakech, Morocco

I don’t care what anyone says about loving or detesting Marrakech, Morocco. But for me it’s the delightful sensory overload and I loved every minute. Sure staying at one of the fine hotels like the...
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Agadir’s Synagogue

Too late to meet the rabbi, I nevertheless decided since I was in Agadir, Morocco, to visit Temple Beth –El, an Orthodox Sephardic synagogue. Anyone walking by would never realize this unassuming building...