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Benaioun (Ben Ayoun), Salomon
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Salomon Benaioun (Ben Ayoun) (b. July 30, 1867, d. March 22, 1921) was a printer from Oran who established the Imprimerie Française du Maroc, one of the first modern printing houses in Morocco, after moving from Oran to Paris and acquiring printing skills there. At the request of Haïm Benchimol and with the invitation of the French Legation in Tangier, he settled in Tangier at the end of the nineteenth century to publish Le Reveil du Maroc, one of Morocco’s first newspapers. In June 1915, in addition to operating his printing house in Tangier, he managed the Jewish weekly La Liberté/El Horria, …

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Aviad Moreno, “Benaioun (Ben Ayoun), Salomon”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_0003580>
First published online: 2010
First print edition: ISBN: 978900417678, 2287

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