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Toledano Family (Moroccan Branch)
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The Toledano family, whose ancestors hailed from Toledo in Spain, produced a long line of important figures in Salonica, Palestine, and Morocco. The Moroccan Toledanos were considered one of the great Jewish families of the country and included notables, court Jews, scholars, and businessmen. Residing primarily in Meknes, the family reached its apogee of influence from the late sevent…

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Shalom Bar-Asher, “Toledano Family (Moroccan Branch)”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_COM_0021350>
First published online: 2010

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