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Morocco beckons to Jewish tourists

BySARAH LEVI
March 30, 2017 11:02

Jews had a large role and a rich past in the kingdom, but visiting the sites can be a bittersweet experience.

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Sla’at al Azama Synagogue in the Mellah (Jewish quarter) in Marrakech. (photo credit:SARAH LEVI)

The kingdom of Morocco doesn’t need help convincing visitors that it has been around for a while.

The four royal cities – Casablanca, Rabat, Fez and Marrakech – are bustling, mixing a unique contemporary urban sprawl with their walled-off medinas (old cities) complete with their own take on the classic market or souk.

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