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1960
Hundreds of Jews, including some students of the local Chabad Yeshivah, were among the thousands of victims to perish in a devastating earthquake that struck Agadir, Morocco on the 2nd of Adar in 1960.
1578
In 1578, a Portuguese army led by King Sebastian I joined forces with the deposed Moroccan Sultan Abdallah Mohammed, who desired to regain the throne from his uncle, Abd al-Malik. Victory of the Portuguese king would inevitably lead to the infamous Inquis...
1733
R. Yehuda ibn Attar (1655–1733), who served as rabbi in Fez, is regarded as one of the greatest leaders among Moroccan Jewry. A saintly and pious man, he was known as a miracle worker and was revered by the local Jews and Muslims alike. He refused to acce...
Shortly after getting married, Gittel Eidelman moved with her husband to Morocco as emissaries of the Rebbe. Having grown up in England, Morocco wasn’t exactly a natural place for her to end up living. It was an interesting place for them to have ended up...
Dr. Yechiel Lasri is the mayor of Asdod, Israel, and a former member of the Knesset. After his mother lost her first three children within hours of their being born, the family sought the advice and blessing of the Rebbe.
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