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DAY 1 - CASABLANCA

  • Upon arrival, meet at the airport Mohammed V , begin with a panoramic tour of Casablanca ,the dynamic economic capital of Morocco Casablanca is home to the largest Jewish community in Morocco .
  • Visit the Mellah (Jewish quarter) with its temples and synagogues such as Beth-El, the largest synagogue and an important community center, seating 500 persons, Neve shalom synagogue .And a guided visit through the Museum of the Jews of Morocco i. It presents religious, ethnographic and artistic objects that demonstrate the history, religion, traditions and daily life of Jews in the context of Moroccan civilization, on option lunch in the Soc (Jewish club).

DAY 2 - CASABLANCA-RABAT-FES

  • Visit of the capital of Morocco, visit the Royal Palace, the Hassan tower which stands on the hill overlooking the Wadi Boregreg. It is a gigantic mosque emblematic of Rabat and famous for its unfinished minaret where storks nest, visit the Mausoleum Mohamed V(the king who protect the Moroccan Jewish)decorated with stained glass windows, white marble and a wrought-iron entryway with a stairway leading to an impressive dome, visit and having lunch in the Kasbah Oudaya Leave Rabat to Meknes the Moroccan Versailles which was founded at the end of the 17th century by Moulay Ismail, where the Jewish presence is evidenced by Hebraic epitaphs dating from the Christian era as well as Greek inscriptions that still appear in local synagogues and a place of pilgrimage where the tomb of Rabbi David Benmidan is located. Not to be missed during the visit the crowded old Mellah. Eight of its eleven Synagogues still serve for congregations, two are very well maintained, visit the Bab Mansour, the Mekness Stables, Hedim Square and Thursday Gate and mosque of Moulay Ismail.
  • Departure for the most extensive medieval city in the Arab world, and the home of Jewish scholars and rabbis for hundreds of years.
  • Check in to the hotel in Fes.

DAY 3 - FES-FES

  • After the breakfast, quick visit to the Mellah/Jewish Quarter Tomb of Solica, Fes Jewish Heritage Tour
    • Historic Ibn Danan Synagogue
    • Restored Slat Al Fassiyine Synagogue

    We will also visit the house of Maimonides (Rambam!!) with its mysterious water clock. Maimonides lived in the city for 1159-1165, suffering from the persecutions of the Almohad dynasty. They emigrated to escape forced conversion.

    • After lunch in the Medina, visit of the Medina the souks, tanneries and pottery.
    • Overnight in Fes.

DAY 4 - FES-MERZOUGA-ERFOUD

  • After breakfast, departure to Erfoud via Azrou and Ifrane, It is said that Ifrane was the capital of a Jewish Kingdom in the distant past. Not to be missed: the village's only Synagogue and the cemetery has been a centre of pilgrimage for Moroccan Jews for centuries. Stop in Midelt and continuation to Erfoud via Errachidia after visiting the burial sites of the tsadik Abouhssira. From there, a driver with a land rover will take you to witness the sunset at Merzouga dunes to see the sun set and sleep in Bivouac or to return to Erfood in a hotel Xaluca or stay in bivouac.

DAY 5 - OUARZAZATE

  • After Breakfast, Departure to Ouarzazate , Visit of the the Kasbahs Taourirt and Tifoultout. Visit of the city where Hundreds of movies are shot in this decor, the diamond of the nil, Lawrance d’Arabie, the mummy, Gladiator and Babel.
  • Dinner and overnight in the hotel in Ouarzazate
  • Diner at the hotel.

DAY 6 - OUARZAZATE-MARRAKESH

  • Early departure after breakfast in the hotel.
  • Visit of the the kasbah of ait ben Haddou, registered to the world heritage of the UNISCO, this walled village, spangled of notched towers and decorated of motives in the shape of lozenge is considered understandably like one of the most beautiful of the country.
  • Then departure to Marrakesh via Tizin tichka pass ,
  • Arrival at lunch time in Marrakesh
  • Visit of the famous place jamaae el Fena , souks and shopping

(Shabbat in a family home)

  • Overnight in Marrakesh.

DAY 7 - MARRAKESH-MARRAKESH

  • After breakfast, visit the Mellah with its synagogues, the Negidim synagogue built at the end of the end of 19th century, the other synagogue of the Mellah is the salat el Alzama, built at the turn of the century. There is a local legend that the synagogue was built during the Second Temple period by Jews who had never lived in Eretz-israel and had not witnessed the destruction of the temple. We then visit the cemetery where Rabbi Hanania Ha -Cohen, the lion of Marrakesh and Rabbi Pinhas Cohen are buried, then proceed to the Palais el Bahia where guide tour takes us to several grand halls, gardens and the harem quarter...after lunch , our tour takes us to visit the eleventh century Almoravide Koubba el Baroudiyn. It is one of the few architectural reminders of the dynasty that presided over the «Golden age» of the Jews in Spanish Andalusia and Morocco.
  • Overnight in Marrakech.

DAY 8 - MARRAKESH

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