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Jewish Tourism in Morocco

Hilloulot as a Case Study

Hanane Sekkat

Jewish tourism in Morocco: hilloulot as a case study This article discusses how the Moroccan state made remarkable efforts to reconnect with its Jewish children scattered all over the world and to make the country an emotional attraction for

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The Montreal Moroccan Diaspora

History, Memories and Identities

Henry Green

Over the last few years we have observed the after-effects of the Arab Spring. Uprisings and protests have swept North African and Middle Eastern countries: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen. Revolutions

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Moroccan Jews in Modern Times

Orientations and Reorientations

Norman A. Stillman

The subject of Moroccan Jewry suddenly seems to be in vogue of late. In May 2011 in New York, there was another international conference on Moroccan Jewry (‘2,000 Years of Jewish Life in Morocco: An Epic Journey’), the culmination of a year

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Frédéric Viguier

During my ethnographic research in Morocco in the spring of 2018, when I explained that I was researching the role of French and French degrees in present-day Morocco, my Moroccan interlocutors would occasionally answer that I was working on an

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Jonathan G. Katz

in 1927 by the Algerian-born Françoise Entz Légey (1872-1935). “ Doctoresse Légey,” as she was known, devoted her long career to women's healthcare, first in Algeria and later in Morocco. Légey arrived in Marrakesh in 1910, reputedly at the behest of

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Moisés Orfali

-established city of Tetuan in northwestern Morocco. 2 The influence of the exiles from Castile on the local communities was expressed in social and religious customs and in the Judeo-Spanish language, Ḥaketía , 3 that the megorashim and their descendants

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The Ingathering of the Jewish (Moroccan) Diaspora

Zionism and Global Hometown Awareness among Spanish-Moroccan Jews in Israel

Aviad Moreno

cultural orientation. Musicians, who created Mizrahi music, as well as academics, intellectuals and artists, took on the role of expressing the Mizrahi (literally Eastern) voice, associated with the pre-immigration cultures. Moroccan Jews, who came to

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The Battle of El Herri in Morocco

Narratives of Colonial Conquest during World War I

Caroline Campbell

Three months after World War I broke out in Europe, Moroccan resistance fighters engaged the French military in a battle that both sides would claim was one of the most important that ever took place in the annals of colonial warfare. As a part of

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Lowry Martin

This article explores how two Franco-Moroccan films have used their transformative potential and diversity to challenge notions of fixed sexual identities and lift the veil on representations of nonnormative Arab sexualities. Abdellah Taïa

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Shalom Sabar

The Sephardim in Morocco One of the most important centres of the so-called Sephardi Diaspora in the period following the mass expulsion of the Jews from the Iberian Peninsula was undoubtedly North Africa, although Iberian Jews had enjoyed