Morocco has had a long Jewish history, dating back thousands of years. The complex relationship between the Jewish and Berber tribes resulted in Jewish Berber tribes living side by side and the Jewish inhabitants also lived in close proximity to the Arabic society.The development of Jewish populations in the rural south developped differently from the urban jewish populationswhoere busines men and skilled craftsmen. Following Morocco’s independence and the growing strength of the state of Israel most of Morocco’s jewish population chosetomove to Israel as their homeland or to other communities around the world.A few thousandremain in Morocco but memories of ashared heritage live on.
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Casablanca is respectively admired for its longstanding Jewish Heritage. Casablanca is the perfect place to take a Jewish Heritage Tour. The Jewish community in Casablanca, Morocco has a strong history that has survived along with it’s synagogues, cemeteries, monuments and shrines. When visiting Casablanca a Jewish Heritage tour from the Port or from your hotel offers insight into the ties of the historic Jewish community and what remains today.