On a first visit to Africa's northwestern corner, Khen Elmaleh tackles cultural erasure and fulfills her grandfather's dream.
What I learned about memory and inheritance and fallibility, in the land of my forebears.
The 30 imams who have signed a letter against antisemitism and extremism in France are graduates of a special training program for imams in Morocco.
Morocco has had a Jewish community since the fall of the Second Temple in 70 CE.
After the internal focus on the Jewish experience of the Exodus, Mimouna celebrations were community affairs with families opening the doors to friends and neighbors.
He is Jacques Muyal – the Moroccan-born producer and aficionado who is one of the most enigmatic and influential figures in the world of jazz.
For Moroccan Jews, Mimouna signifies the promise of redemption and the hopeful return of the messiah. Israel recognized it as a national holiday in 1966; the Mimouna Club contends that the observance deserves a place in Moroccan culture and society, as a celebration of ethnic diversity.
At the end of Passover festival known as Mimouna, Moroccan Jews return to yeasty treats in grand style