Morocco, Fes – Old Jewish Quarter and synagogue 

At one time there were well over 15000 Jews living in Fes – many of them Sephardic (my background) who came over from Spain and were warmly welcomed by the Moroccans. Nowadays there are only about 50/60 left as many were encouraged to move to Israel after WWII. 

Enjoyed the opportunity to see the quarter and the synagogue which was restored in 1999.  The bottom right hand side is the Jewish cemetary.

The well preserved old synagogue in Fes


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