Morocco’s Jewish Berber History

Muslims and Jews of Mogador pray together for rain

Muslims and Jews of Mogador pray together for rain

Many visitors to Morocco are surprised to learn of the country’s cultural diversity. Although today a majority Arab Muslim country, Morocco has a significant Jewish past (and present) as well as indigenous Amazigh (also known as Berber) population who pre-date the Arab immigration. A fascinating aspect of Morocco’s history is where Berber and Jewish history and culture intertwine.

Read the article I wrote for Journey Beyond Travel on this interesting part of Morocco’s diverse history here. (Unfortunately the article is not visible to internet users in Morocco).

It was re-published by Morocco World News and is visible to all internet users here.

Cet article est disponible en français ici.

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