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Benaioun (Ben Ayoun), Salomon
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Salomon Benaioun (Ben Ayoun) (d. 1921) was a printer from Oran who, at the request of Haïm Benchimol settled in Tangier at the end of the nineteenth century to publish Le Reveil du Maroc . He also published the newspaper Le Moghrabi to defend Jewish interests. In June 1915, in addition to operating his printing house in Tangier (Imprimerie Française du Maroc), he managed the weekly La Liberté/El Horria, which was published in French and Judeo-Arabic. This newspaper was founded during World War I, and was supported by the French government, which had a stake in counteri…

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Jamaa Baida, “Benaioun (Ben Ayoun), Salomon”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 27 October 2021
First published online: 2010

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