Associate professor explores history, reality of Moroccan Jewish community

Associate professor explores history, reality of Moroccan Jewish community

Pablo Mungz, Daily Bruin, 09/22/2017

Aomar Boum's research on Jewish history in his home country of Morocco brings local attention to that history and helps people reconnect with their historic roots.However, Boum's Muslim identity affects how people perceive his research.

What’s Going to Happen to Jewish Morocco?

What's Going to Happen to Jewish Morocco?

Naomi Matlow, The Canadian Jewish News, 08/10/2017

Morocco has had a Jewish community since the fall of the Second Temple in 70 CE.

For Jews and Muslims of Morocco, a Supportive Relationship Built on a Complex History

For Jews and Muslims of Morocco, a Supportive Relationship Built on a Complex History

Yardena Schwartz, NBC News, 07/15/2017

To an outsider, nothing seemed normal about this night, as Muslims were welcomed by the Jewish community to celebrate Ramadan at their synagogue, the members of the two faiths meeting in stark contrast when set against the religious conflicts that plague the region.