Rabat, Morocco 2019. Photo: Giora Aderet

The Jews of Morocco – New Course

January 27, 2020 – June 23, 2020

9 sessions. Mondays, 4:15 pm – 7:45 pm

Series director: Rivka Aderet [email protected]

Monday, January 27, 2020

  • Gurama – Past Still Alive, a meeting with poet Prof. Sami Shalom Chetrit, following his journey to Morocco – his birthplace and homeland
  • Personal and Political: Jews and Muslims in Meknes’ “Nouveau Mellah”. Dr. Samir Ben Layashi

Monday, February 10, 2020

  • Rabbi Haim Ben Atar, His Work and Influence. Rabbi Prof. Moshe Amar
    The Uncertain Future of the Jews of Casablanca. Prof. Andre Levy

Monday, February 24, 2020

  • Samy Elmaghribi: Composer, Chazan and Singer, Founding Father of Moroccan Music. Dr. Avraham Eilam-Amzallag
  • “Wahad Azazadiwa” – Songs from the Mugrabi Pesach Hagadah. Prof. Aharon Maman

Monday, March 2, 2020

  • Traditional Medicine of the Jews of Morocco. Nisim Krispil
  • On Childhood in Morocco in Early 20th Century. Dr. David Guedj

Monday, March 23, 2020

  • The Jews of Morocco Between Spain and France: European Colonialism. Dr. Aviad Moreno
  • The Mellah: Structures, people And Stories. Ariella Amar

Monday, May 18, 2020

  • Following the Exhibition رحلة بدون رجعة “Leaving, Never to Return” in Eretz Israel Museum, curator Dana Avrish shall focus on the Jews of Morocco, their uniqueness and the circumstances of their departure
  • Back to the Middle East: The Renewal of the Jewish Culture in Morocco in the 21st Century. Einat levy

Monday, June 1, 2020

  • Cinematic Review: rare footage from Beit Hatfutsot collection. Rivka Aderet
  • The Story of the Black Panthers. With Reuven Abergel, co-founder and former leader of the Israeli Black Panthers.

Monday, June 15, 2020

  • Avraham Moyal, Man of Morocco: leader of the 19th Century Yishuv in Eretz Israel. Dr. Mordechai Naor
  • My Journey to Dimnat. Eviatar Shlush

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Special closing event (TBA)


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Price: 560 NIS

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