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Museum of Moroccan Judaism

81rue chasseur Jules Gros, Casablanca, Morocco
212 22 9949 40
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Ranked #3 of 30 attractions in Casablanca
Type: Specialty Museums
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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The museum of Moroccan Judaism are very intersting museum not only to know the jewish history in Morocco but the know the whole history of Morocco. Museum is reach with photos and other things that are able to show the life of peoples, man and woman, and their work and social relations. Museum is situated in the calm quarter of... More

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Whidbey Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The museum is small, far from the center, and the guide, which had been recommended in Lonely Planet, was nowhere to be found. The photos and memorabilia were worth seeing and appreciating. I found some of the photos of early Jewish Moroccan women particularly fascinating. I was sad to be reminded how such a vibrant element of Moroccan history is... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As several people have stated, it's more a collection of interesting artifacts, photos and things; it's a collection of stuff (albeit interesting stuff) - in a semi-hidden location - that really isn't tied together in a cogent way. Individual sections or pieces of the "museum" are interesting, but aren't telling a story. The biggest omission, and it would have made... More

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Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This Museum of Moroccan Judaism of Casablanca is a museum of history and ethnography, created by the Jewish Community of Casablanca in 1997 with the support of the Foundation of Jewish-Moroccan Cultural Heritage. It uses world-class standards of conservation for its national and international collections. Jews in the Context of Moroccan Civilization, The Museum of Moroccan Judaism presents religious, ethnographic... More

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West Orange, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Hidden on a residential street, this converted home collects and displays mainly photos of the town's synagogues. The remainder of the exhibit is period clothing and religious artifacts.

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El Jadida, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Let's get some misconceptions out of the way immediately, so that people aren't put off. A small red taxi for 2 or 3 people from either Ain Diab or from the centre (which are the two places where most tourists would be) to Oasis, where this museum is situated costs no more than 30 dirhams and probably less. That's less... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This hard-to-find small museum has some nice things in a nice small building. In a way it made me think of the private collection of someone with money and interest in Jewish history in Morocco. If you encountered the collection in someone's home you would be impressed. It just isn't substantial enough to be "the museum of Moroccan Judaism" or... More

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Was really looking forward to this - have visited many other Jewish museums in other places and from the reviews on Trip Advisor - and the fact it was the #2 attraction in the city felt it was going to be good. Cost us a $50 return cab ride to get there (for 4 of us) plus E10 entrance fee... More

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Barkingside, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We were told not to use a taxi, but negotiated from cruise with taxi who got us there no problem other than you put your trust in the drivers driving. We gave him the address and he waited for us and took us back to shuttle bus back to ship. Very small museum but very interesting. Went there as we... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Suggest having a city map for the taxi driver: this small cultural museum is tucked away in lovely building in a quiet, upscale residential neighborhood. Some of the artifacts - artwork are exquisite; Morocco's Jewish heritage runs deep and visits to the museum acknoweldge this. Staff let us wander as long as we wished. The visit was worth our time;... More

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