Morocco’s Jewish heritage offers visitors an encounter with ancient traditions, customs, architecture, monuments, and sites that have permeated Moroccan society for centuries. Morocco’s history of Jewry and the co-mingling of Jews with Berbers and Arabs are key factors in why Morocco is safe for Jewish travelers today and has one of the oldest Jewish communities in the diaspora.
The imperial city of Fes is a historic landmark and a must-see for those interested in Moroccan Jewish heritage. The Fes medina is one of the largest car-free zones in the world and is a UNESCO world heritage site. The history of the Moroccan Jewry of Fes is fascinating and engaging.
Slat al Fassayine is the oldest synagogue in Fes and played a significant role in the spiritual life of Fes’s once-30,000-strong Jewish