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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Jewish Morocco Symposium at American Sephardi Federation - May 15-16, 2011

The American Sephardi Federation is conducting a two-day international symposium entitled: Jewish Life in Morocco: An Epic Journey at its home at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. The symposium will feature international scholars from Morocco, France, Canada, Israel and the U.S., who will present the history, contributions and contemporary story of Jewish Morocco.

Specific topics will include, among others: Evolution of Jewish Life, Moroccan Jews and the Arts, Moroccan Rabbis and Jewish Thought, Relationships Between Jews and Muslims, Moroccan Jewish Diaspora and the Jews of Morocco Today.

The symposium, open to the public, is part of the year-long series: 2,000 Years of Jewish Life in Morocco: An Epic Journey, which is being held under the High Patronage of His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco.

For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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