Morocco’s history of Jewry and the co-mingling of Jews with Berbers and Arabs are a key factor in why Morocco is a perfect choice for Jewish Travelers to take a Tailor Made Jewish Heritage Tour today. The cultural diversity of contemporary Morocco reflects its historic vantage point as a gateway to Europe and the world. Morocco’s Jewish Heritage offers visitors an encounter with ancient historic traditions, customs, architecture, monuments and sites that have permeated Moroccan society for centuries. Visitng Morocco and its historic Jewish Heritage Sites will be a once in a lifetime experience so you will want to make it memorable!
Tips for Planning a Tailor Made Morocco Jewish Heritage Tour:
Make Sure to Stay at Least 8 Days. The two options most travelers consider are either an 8-Day Imperial Cities Jewish Heritage Tour or a 10-Day Jewels of Jewish Heritage Tour. These are purely focused Jewish Heritage Sites and for those travelers interested in combining cultural sites and a camel trek in the Sahara Desert, a longer Tailor Made tour is recommended.
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Make sure the travel agent you hire offers the opportunity to experience a real connection to the local Jewish commmunity in Moroccco, attend synagogue services, participate in private tours of Jewish sites and dine on Kosher and traditional Moroccan cuisine.
Jewish Heritage Sites You Will Visit on a Tailor Made Jewish Heritage Tour:
The Museum of Moroccan Judaism in Casablanca
Synagogue in Casablanca: Beth El
Synagogue in Meknes: Talmud Torah
Synagogues in Fes: Ibn Danen, Slat Alfassiyine
Synagogues in Marrakech: Slat Al Azama
Synagogue in Seffrou: Bet Em Habanim, The 700 Year Old Adobe Synagogue in Arazan
Synagogues in Essaoura: Slat Lkahal, Simon Attias
Synagogues in Tangier: Mishe Nahon
Jewish Mellahs in Meknes, Fes, Seffrou & Marrakech
Jewish Cemeteries in Fes, Marrakech & Essaouira
Ait David & Ait Issac Berber Villages
Jewish Zaouia Sites in Telouet & Ourigane National Park
Synagogue in Essaouira: Chaim Pinto
Jewish Mellah & Cemetery in Essaouira