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Fez Jewish Heritage Tour
In the Jewish heritage tour in Fez, we will know the history of one of the most important moroccan Jewish populations in addition to the entire Fez Medina.
In Morocco, there were several nuclei where exiled Jews from different countries and times lived, from the oldest past to the 20th century, in the tour of the Jewish heritage in Fez, we are going to know the history of one of the most important Jewish populations of Morocco.
Fez and the Jews:
Fez is considered to be the second largest city in Morocco and also known among the former imperial cities that had one of the largest Jewish populations.
Jews were among the first inhabitants of Fez at the end of the 8th century, they quickly became very influential and received great respect from the local Muslim population who used to live in their neighborhood, a reality that every inhabitant admits is that Fez became in a cultural and commercial center thanks to the presence of the Jew.
The golden age of the Jews in Fez took place between the 9th and 11th centuries thanks to the Yeshivot (religious schools) that attracted scholars and poets from all corners over the planet.
Our Jewish Heritage Tour in Fez
During the visit, you will hear the ancient stories of the Jewish Mellah (Jewish Quarter), the Jewish museum and cemetery, the historic synagogues and the best is a Shabbat service and dinner with the rabbi’s family (Dinner is not included in the cost of the tour).
- In the morning:
- Visit Ibn Dannan Synagogue and El Fassiyeen Synagogue
- Museum of the Jewish Cemetery and the Jewish Cemetery of Fez
- The royal palace and the stories of the Mellah Jewish quarter
- The beautiful balconies of Mellah
- In the afternoon:
- Visit historical sites of the medina like
- Weavers cooperatives
- Nejarine Square
- Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss II
- Seffarine square
- Kairouine university
- Optional dinner: Dinner at a rabbi’s house or KOSHER restaurant
For any questions you have, contact us via the channel that you prefer and we will respond as soon as possible.
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The pick-up is in the accommodation where they are staying, so it is very important to provide us with details of the accommodation and a contact mobile phone number.