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Musée du Judaïsme Marocain de Casablanca
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Founded in 1997 by the Jewish community of Casablanca, Le Musée du Judaïsme Marocain is a private museum located in a Casablanca suburb with a collection of religious, ethnographic, and artistic objects and artifacts related to the history and culture of Moroccan Jews and their daily life. It also houses a collection of documents, photographs, and videos on Moroccan Jewry. It is the first and very likely the only museum in the Arab world devoted to Jewish history, religion, and culture (in the broader Is…

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Mohamed Elmedlaoui, “Musée du Judaïsme Marocain de Casablanca”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_0016150>
First published online: 2010

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