In Morocco, Jewish pilgrims return to Meknes

In Morocco, Jewish pilgrims return to Meknes

Dozens of Jewish worshipers took part this week in the traditional hilloula pilgrimage to Meknes, Morocco, which was resumed for the first time since the 1960s after the city’s historic Jewish cemetery was restored. It is the first time that Jewish pilgrims have returned to this emblematic city with the centuries-old Jewish presence in Morocco, … Read more

Following Israeli decision, 1,000 Palestinians fear deportation

Following Israeli decision, 1,000 Palestinians fear deportation

Palestinian Ali Mohammed Jabbarine has for decades lived with the fear of having to leave his village in the hills of Hebron on the occupied West Bank. But a recent ruling by the Israeli courts could finally force him to leave his country. The Massafer Yatta area, home to a thousand Palestinians in a dozen … Read more